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Re: XFS library could not be initialized

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Subject: Re: XFS library could not be initialized
From: Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 02:33:07 -0800
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On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 04:07:19PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-06-11 at 15:56, Florian Lindner wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I get this error message from some XFS utitlities.
> > For example:
> > 
> > xfs_check /dev/hda2 says:
> > 
> > hda2 contains a mounted filesystem.
> > fatal error: XFS library could not be initalized.
> 
> 
> >From the xfs_check man page:
> 
> "The filesystem should normally be unmounted or
>        read-only during the execution of  xfs_check."
> 
> There is currently no mechanism for checking a mounted, active
> filesystem.

sure there is, try xfs_check -f /dev/whatever

but running it on a read-write mounted filesystem almost always
results in erroneous error reports anyway.

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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