> On Wed, Aug 08, 2001 at 10:37:13PM +0200,
> Andi Kleen wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 08, 2001 at 04:09:48PM -0400,
> > Andrew Klaassen wrote:
> > > I'm getting errors like this with a 2.4.7 XFS patched kernel:
> > >
> > > kernel: nfsd: non-standard errno: -990
> > >
> > > This isn't something I'd worry about normally, but just a few
> > > minutes ago a programmer told me that he got a "990" error when
> > > trying to create a directory on the same XFS filesystem - and it
> > > *wasn't* over nfs. I haven't been able to find any info via
> > > google.
> > -990 is EFSCORRUPTED which XFS generates when it sees an nasty
> > error internally. You should probably have an error message
> > somewhere earlier in the logs.
> One of these, maybe?
> kernel: XFS: bad magic number
> kernel: XFS: SB validate failed
Well, both of these will result in a failed mount, so this is not the
same filesystem. Also, if you get the 990 error, the filesystem should
no longer be accessible, so something else is going on here.
> They showed up just after the filesystem was mounted. I can't
> spot anything else that seems to be relevant.
> The filesystem is still up and running, BTW, and doesn't seem to
> be adversely affected. The error has only occured twice, both
> times today. It's running on top of RAID 5, if that's of
> Any suggested course of action? This is, unfortunately, a
> woefully undertested production drive...
> Andrew Klaassen