On Tue, 2003-12-30 at 10:30, linux-xfs-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> > I have a Samba server using xfs 1.2 from SUSE 8.2
> > A few days ago it locked up.
> > A few files were lost and filled with nulls. I know that issue is far
> > less likely with xfs 1.3, so I have started the upgrade process.
> > In addition, I have been told that a lot of DB4 database updates from
> > the hours prior to the lockup have been lost. Not the whole file, just
> > the updates.
> > First, could that also be explained by the fact xfs 1.2 does not sync
> > the disk cache out to disk.
> > Second, is xfs 1.3 likely to not to have similar issues.
> > FYI: We just started using this SUSE 8.2 box as a Samba Server for our
> > CRM database (DB4) a couple of months ago. It has not really gone as
> > smooth as I had hoped (ie. it has locked up twice, each time with some
> > data loss). I am upgrading that server to SUSE 9.0 with xfs 1.3.
> > Hopefully that will be more reliable.
> Has it occurred to you that maybe your problem is hardware and not
I have not, but my issues seem consistent with problems that I have seen
on this list, especially as relates to 1.2.
The server does have ECC memory and I don't see any hardware issues in