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Re: Broken Log Help Needed

To: Glen Overby <overby@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Broken Log Help Needed
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 13:27:14 -0600
Cc: XFS List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <200310282151.h9SLpaeH187546@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Organization: Coremetrics, Inc.
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Yes..yes..I know. :) I wasn't going to kill my fs. I was just referring
to xfs_repair -L.

On Tue, 2003-10-28 at 15:51, Glen Overby wrote:
> On October 28, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 18:38, Glen Overby wrote:
> > > On October 27, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> > > > The issue is that I don't see any "ERROR" statements in this
> output,
> > > but
> > > > trying to replay the log or mounting -oro will oops the kernel and
> > > that
> > > > one device is then unavailable and the system must be rebooted. 
> > > 
> > > Can you send the exact oops message.. where it occured, etc?
> > > 
> > > > I would like to extract the log so I can put this server back into
> our
> > > > beta environment. If someone could aid me in this I'd much
> appreciate
> > > > it.
> > > 
> > > Here's an example:
> > > 
> > > [root@HOSTNAME root]# /a23/overby/bin.l/mkfs.xfs -f -b size=4096 -l
> > > size=8192b /dev/hda6
> > Ok. missed this part, I thought it was what I'd typed. I'll do this,
> > though the system is now back into production, I can see about trying
> to
> > break a log again and then extract it.
> 
> er, this was just part of my example.  I started with a clean
> filesystem.  You don't have to wipe your filesystem... in fact, if you
> do that your log will be very clean and you don't need to bother
> dumping it.  Data loss from mkfs "100%".
> 
> Glen Overby
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Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Coremetrics, Inc.


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