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Re: massively truncated files with XFS with sudden power loss on 2.6.27

To: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: massively truncated files with XFS with sudden power loss on 2.6.27 and 2.6.28
From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 12:17:41 -0800
Cc: Martin Steigerwald <Martin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <49592E7D.4050208@xxxxxxx>
References: <200812291920.34123.Martin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> <4959205E.4000000@xxxxxxxxxxx> <20081229192957.GC18092@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <49592E7D.4050208@xxxxxxx>
On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 02:09:33PM -0600, Russell Cattelan wrote:

> Still why is the file size making it to disk before the data and
> more importantly the extent transaction to the log?

well, as you know, it's logged, the data isn't

> that should have been fixed.

the window was shrunk to write out begins on close for existing files
the are opened with truncate (i think nathans did that some time
ago?)

new files won't be affected by that change

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