On Mon, 2003-03-31 at 17:13, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-03-31 at 16:59, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> > hi Jeremy - It's in the faq,
> > http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/faq.html#xfschecks
> > Q: My filesystem is ok - but xfs_check or xfs_repair shows
> > errors/won't
> > run - whats wrong here?
> I'm kinda curious about a thought I had around this. Would it be at all
> possible to perform xfs_freeze on the root FS then check? Where
> xfs_freeze would potentially have a special "repair" sesion or something
> so you didn't have to bring the box down to do repair filesystems?
The real answer is to fix up the user space libraries to allow
repair to run on a mounted fs and issue a big fat warning to
reboot NOW at the end.
Steve Lord voice: +1-651-683-3511
Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software email: lord@xxxxxxx