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Re: XFS filesystem corrupts on umount

To: "Russel Ingram" <ringram@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS filesystem corrupts on umount
From: Daniel Moore <dxm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2000 09:12:55 +1100
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Your message of "Tue, 10 Oct 2000 16:03:43 MDT." <200010102203.QAA12739@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
"Russel Ingram" writes:

 => > You'll get a better idea of what really happened by checking the messages
 => > printed to the console or syslog when the mount failed.

 => Here are the messages from the time I umounted the fs to the time I got it 
 => remounted (after the xfs_repair):
 => 
 => Oct 10 03:20:20 godzilla kernel: Start mounting filesystem: ide0(3,4)
 => Oct 10 03:20:21 godzilla kernel: XFS: empty log check failed
 => Oct 10 03:20:21 godzilla kernel: XFS: log mount/recovery failed
 => Oct 10 03:20:21 godzilla kernel:
 => Oct 10 03:20:21 godzilla kernel: XFS: log mount failed
 => Oct 10 03:37:34 godzilla kernel: Start mounting filesystem: ide0(3,4)

What type of machine is this and how much memory do you have in it?
I'll bet the memory allocations are failing in the log recovery.

If this is the case, the development version has a workaround for this
that will solve your problem.

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