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Re: help with xfs_repair on 10TB fs

To: Alberto Accomazzi <aaccomazzi@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: help with xfs_repair on 10TB fs
From: Tru Huynh <tru@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 18:35:37 +0100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 12:13:26PM -0500, Alberto Accomazzi wrote:
> I need some help with figuring out how to repair a large XFS
> filesystem (10TB of data, 100+ million files).  xfs_repair seems to
> have crapped out before finishing the job and now I'm not sure how to
> proceed.
> 
> The system is a CentOS 5.2 storage server with a 3ware controller and
> 16 x 1TB drives, 32GB RAM and 64GB swap.  After clearing the issues
> with bad blocks on the disks, yesterday we set out to fix the
> filesystem.  This is the list of relevant packages that yum reports
> installed:
> 
> kmod-xfs.x86_64                          0.4-1.2.6.18_53.1.14.e installed
> kmod-xfs.x86_64                          0.4-2                  installed
> kmod-xfs.x86_64                          0.4-1.2.6.18_92.1.10.e installed
> xfsdump.x86_64                           2.2.46-1.el5.centos    installed
> xfsprogs.x86_64                          2.9.4-1.el5.centos     installed
> xfsprogs-devel.x86_64                    2.9.4-1.el5.centos     installed
> kernel.x86_64                            2.6.18-92.1.13.el5.cen installed
> 
are you using the centosplus kernel? or just the regular kernel + kmod-xfs?

if xfsprogs ran out of memory, try the testing version available at
http://people.centos.org/tru/XFS/centos-5/RPMS/x86_64/

Tru

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