On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 10:43:37AM +0200, Bartosz Cisek wrote:
> Recently we had some problems with 2TB partition using xfs.
> I/O error in filesystem ("cciss/c0d5p1") meta-data dev cciss/c0d5p1
> block 0x120a0 ("xfs_trans_read_buf") error 5 buf count 4096
> At first I suspected failed hardware, but disk array wasn't reporting
But that error really means that we got an error from the device.
> Distro (Debian 5.0) version of xfs_repair finished with segfault. Same
> with compiled from git. I filled bug report . Can someone possibly
> look into it? As it's hadoop heavy replicated partition I keep it only
> to provide additional information to resolve this segfault. I would be
> happy to provide as much detailed info as required, but I need to know
> what :)
The above pretty much guarantees a hardware (or maybe driver) issue,
as XFS only gets the EIO from the lower layers.
Of course that does not mean that xfs_repair should crash. I'll look
into it. As already mentioned a metadump image would be very helpful.