On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 02:43:06PM -0600, Gustavo Rincon wrote:
> Hi guys, I have a XFS 1.3.1 version compile on linux kernel-2.4.20 (Red Hat
> version) and kernel-2.4.22 (Vanilla) and
> i was wonder what changes I have to do to xfsprogs in order to create and
> support filesystem greater than 2 Terabytes.
> The kernel that I compiled with the gelato LBD patch and I tested with EXT3
> and REISERFS on a MD device, the size of the Device is 2.7 Terabytes,
> and everything looks OKAY, but when i try to tested with XFS sometime after
> i perform xfs_repair some files are erased by the xfs_repair utility.
There are changes in this area in CVS - could you try a current
CVS kernel. Also, can you describe your tests in detail, and if
the problem reproducible for you? (if so, hopefully it is for me
too, so I can fix it ;)
> All this testing was done in a PENTIUM 4 XEION and gcc (GCC) 3.2 20020903
> (Red Hat Linux 8.0 3.2-7) to compile the Kernel and the xfsprogs.
> The xfsprogs utility (2.5.6) was compiled with the xfs_types.h file
> modified (The XFS_BIG_FILESYSTEMS #define was turned ON).
Thats unnecessary - it is always "on" during an xfsprogs build;
> Do I have to compile the xfsprogs using or modifying more #defines?