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Re: XFS weirdness

To: Sean Dougherty <sean@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS weirdness
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 18:00:50 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from Sean Dougherty <sean@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> of "Wed, 28 Feb 2001 13:55:20 CST." <Pine.SUN.3.91.1010228134047.12574B@cortex>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> This might be an xfs issue or not.  I am not sure.  The following only 
> seems to happen when I have files over 2G in size, hence I only see it 
> on the XFS partitions.
> 
> I am using the cvs as of 2/27/01.  Any partitions are created with
> 
> mkfs -t -f -d unwritten=0 -l size=32768b /dev/hdxx
> they are mounted with
> mount -t -o logbufs=4,logbsize=32768 /dev/hdxx /xfs
> 
> these are ide drives with both dma and multi count on (all maxtor drives 
> at the moment)
> 
> I create a directory under /xfs called test then export /xfs/test as an 
> NFS file system to a sun box 5.8 (I have nfs3 compiled in the kernel of 
> the xfs box).  Now it gets weird.
> 
> >From the sun box I nfs mount xfs-server:/xfs/test to /testxfs that works fin
> e
> from the sun box I tar some files to the /testxfs.  All is fine and 
> dandy...then at some point, and no it never happens at the same place twice,
> the tar dies with a write error. usually rpc timeout.  
> 


Can you be more explicit - are you just untaring into xfs, or are you
copying the tar file into xfs and then untaring it?

Steve



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