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Re: corrupt file system -- "Structure needs cleaning"

To: Hendrik Hoeth <hendrik.hoeth@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: corrupt file system -- "Structure needs cleaning"
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 16:52:55 -0500
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Hendrik Hoeth wrote:
> Thus spake Eric Sandeen (sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx):
> 
>>> [14:44] root@jetway:/var/log # xfs_check /dev/mapper/hda_crypt_vg-home
>> xfs_check doesn't actually fix anything; I'd run xfs_repair.  Use -n
>> first if you want to see what it would do.
> 
> I thought that if xfs_check doesn't show any errors, the filesystem is
> fine and doesn't need an xfs_repair. Is that wrong?

Well, yes, I suppose that's true.

I almost never use xfs_check mostly because it's a memory hog, still,
and xfs_repair checks almost everything that xfs_check does (and what
isn't checked is rebuilt anyway)

> Anyway xfs_repair looks healthy to me:

good news, I guess :)

-Eric

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