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Re: XFS corruption with power failure

To: John Quigley <jquigley@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS corruption with power failure
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 14:13:41 -0400
Cc: XFS Development <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 12:54:56PM -0500, John Quigley wrote:
> John Quigley wrote:
>> John Quigley wrote:
>>> We've distilled this into a reproducible environment with a stack of  
>>> NFS + XFS to a local disk + automated sysrq 'b' reboots.  We're  
>>> working on getting this bundled up into a nice little package as a  
>>> VirtualBox vm for your consumption.  Please tell me if this is not  
>>> desirable.
>>
>> The self-contained and reproducible environment can be downloaded from  
>> the following location:
>>
>>  http://www.jquigley.com/tmp/xfsVM.tar.bz2
>
> Has anyone by chance had an opportunity to utilize this?  Any corruption 
> reports?

Looked at it, but it turns virtualbox is a real big pile of junk
including it's own huge kernel module.  Qemu/kvm now has support for the
virtualbox disk images and I will give it a try next.

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