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Re: xfs_check problems on 3.6TB fs

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Subject: Re: xfs_check problems on 3.6TB fs
From: Michal Szymanski <msz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 22:13:39 +0200
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Hi Frank,

Thanks for your comments.

>> The oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs pages content suggests that actually 'fcsk'
>> is not needed anymore on a journalling FS like XFS. So maybe we can just
>> live without it?

> No. There will be times, you'll need it. Powerloss is never going to 
> give you predictable results.

> That would support my theory that there is a wrap-around bug somewhere 
> in xfs_check. It is not in xfs_repair. so I'll give it a try and have a 
> look.

Still, if I am correct, 'xfs_check' gives just information on the FS
status and it is 'xfs_repair' that does the real job. So the 'xfs_check'
seems not to be that important.

Michal Szymanski

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