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Re: XFS breakage in 2.6.18-rc1

To: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS breakage in 2.6.18-rc1
From: Kasper Sandberg <lkml@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 12:21:08 +0200
Cc: Torsten Landschoff <torsten@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 08:57 +1000, Nathan Scott wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 12:29:41AM +0200, Torsten Landschoff wrote:
> > Hi friends, 
> 
> Hi Torsten,
> 
> > I upgraded to 2.6.18-rc1 on sunday, with the following results (taken
> > from my /var/log/kern.log), which ultimately led me to reinstall my 
> > system:
> > 
> > Jul 17 07:33:53 pulsar kernel: xfs_da_do_buf: bno 16777216
> > Jul 17 07:33:53 pulsar kernel: dir: inode 54526538
> 
> I suspect you had some residual directory corruption from using the
> 2.6.17 XFS (which is known to have a lurking dir2 corruption issue,
> fixed in the latest -stable point release).
This has me very worried.

i just upgraded to .18-rc1-git5 when it came out, i used .17-rc3 before.
does this mean my .17-rc3 may have corrupted my filesystem?

what action do you suggest i do now?

> 
> > of programs fail in mysterious ways. I tried to recover using xfs_repair
> > but I feel that my partition is thorougly borked. Of course no data was 
> > lost due to backups but still I'd like this bug to be fixed ;-)
> 
> 2.6.18-rc1 should be fine (contains the corruption fix).  Did you
> mkfs and restore?  Or at least get a full repair run?  If you did,
> and you still see issues in .18-rc1, please let me know asap.
> 
> thanks.
> 


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