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Re: XFS shutdown with 1.3.0

To: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS shutdown with 1.3.0
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2003 21:21:56 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20030907232446.GC818@frodo>
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On Mon, 8 Sep 2003, Nathan Scott wrote:

> To contradict Eric - ;) - there is a cute trick you can use to
> tell:  if you run "mkfs.xfs -N /dev/XXX", this will just print
> the geometry that mkfs _would_ have used (-N means "don't") so
> if that doesn't match up to the actual filesystem geometry (in
> particular, the agcount= field), then it has likely been grown.

To play devil's advocate for Nathan - ;) - if the filesystem was
sufficiently large in the first place (on the order of 10s of gigs,
I think) then the AG size has already maxed out, and subsequent
xfs_growfs's won't have the "many small AGs" signature.

-Eric


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