----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Lord" <lord@xxxxxxx>
To: "Simon Pabst" <simon.pabst@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2002 8:18 PM
Subject: Re: xfs/lvm problem, disappearing files
> On Tue, 2002-02-26 at 13:12, Simon Pabst wrote:
> > Running xfs_repair again produces the same output again and again, so my
> > question is,
> > is my filesystem safe or should I backup data and mkfs it again?
> Repair will do this if you do not clean out lost+found between runs,
> during each run it deletes the directory, making the contents unlinked
> inodes again.
> > system is redhat 7.1(roswell), kernel is 2.4.9-13SGI_XFS_PR1custom with
> > from
> > this version (1.01rc4), running on an athlon 900, 512mb
> > mount options: /dev/vg02/lvol1 /fs3 xfs
> > defaults,noatime,nodiratime,logbufs=4 1 2
> > vg02/lvol1 is a 2-disk stripeset using 2 maxtor 80gb ide drives
> > /var/log/messages did not show any xfs-related information
> Ugh, ancient kernel.
> I am not sure what happened to your filesystem, the repair output
> could have been valid the first time, but we do not really know
> that - the files in lost+found could be recent or the may be old.
> Do they correspond with things from the directory which went
yes I was just able to identify them, they were from a different directory
one with missing files. Looks like no data was lost at all, puuh.
xfs_repair looks good now, I didn't know I had to clean lost+found first.
2.4.9-13 worked really great for me for a long time, but this sure looks
a good point for a kernel upgrade.
thanks for the fast reply, and keep up the good work