Rene Salmon schrieb:
> > Right now, I can repair a 9TB filesystem with ~150 million inodes
> > in 2GB of RAM without going to swap using xfs_repair 2.9.4 and
> > with no custom/tuning/config options.
> Thanks. That is great news about the memory improvements. We currently
> run SLES 10 SP1 which comes with:
> hpcxe005:# xfs_repair -V
> xfs_repair version 2.8.16
> others come with:
> hpcxe001:~ # xfs_repair -V
> xfs_repair version 2.9.2
> Did the memory improvements make it into 2.8.16? How about 2.9.2? If not
> i take it we can download the latest source and just have the 2.9.4
> xfs_repair binary laying around in case we ever need to use it. Would
> using a 2.9.4 xfs_repair binary on a 2.8.16 created xfs file system
> cause any problems?
I did this today. Compiled 2.9.5 on debian etch and put it in
/opt/xfsprogs. Just in case I need it.
On #xfs I got the answer that xfs_check and xfs_repair should be fine
for an fs that was created with an older mkfs.xfs.