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Re: xfs-filesystem is broken after rsync

To: Dirk Munzinger <Dirk.Munzinger@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs-filesystem is broken after rsync
From: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 14:49:00 +0200
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Dirk Munzinger schrieb:
> Moin,
> Seth Mos schrieb:
>  >
>  > Can you give me a overview of the hardware this is running on? Can you
>  > also list what other patches are applied to this kernel beside the ipsec
>  > patches?
> The hardware is an AMD K6 2/450 with 256 MB and 3 IDE HDs from IBM (it's
> just a backup server for the online-backup)
> In the meantime I have recompiled the 2.4.18 kernel only with the ipsec
> and the xfs patches - no other patches anymore.
> I am now testing with ext3. Formating the fs with mkfs.ext3 -c showed no
> problems.

Thats only read test, did you try, when formatted XFS, to fill the
partition so any write error on the disks can show up?

Also, did you check your memory? Since XFS sometimes consumes much more
memory than with other filesystems, memory errors can show up, memtest86
is your friend.


> Regards, Dirk

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