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RE: xfs data loss

To: Christian Kujau <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: xfs data loss
From: "Passerone, Daniele" <Daniele.Passerone@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 11:47:06 +0200
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Thank you Christian for your reply.

>SLES 10, that's Linux 2.6.16-something, right?

Linux  x86_64

>I know, I probably shouldn't ask this right now, but I'm kinda curious:
>_Why_ aren't they backed up?

It is absolutely legitimate as question.
Because it is a storage unit of 20 TB that we can't backup, and the users know 

>> 3) xfs_ncheck eats a lot of memory and freezes after 6-7 hours without
>giving output
>Did you look into the syslog too? Maybe the box was out of memory and
>killed xfs_ncheck. How much memory does the box have?

Unfortunately xfs_ncheck was not killed, it went "D" state.
The box has 16Gb.

Can I do something with my xfs_metadump [please be polite :-) ]

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