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Re: can xfs_repair guarantee a complete clean filesystem?

To: hank peng <pengxihan@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: can xfs_repair guarantee a complete clean filesystem?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 21:54:23 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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hank peng wrote:
> When using xfs_repair, I want my XFS filesystem complete clean and
> continue to work even if some files lost. Becase we use XFS in low-end
> NAS box, customers want a tool to repair the filesystem when it has
> problem and they allow some files be lost and don't want the whole
> system to stop.
> So, I wonder if xfs_repair or some other tools can satisfy this funciton?
> 

Yes, that is exactly its purpose (any potential bugs notwithstanding...)

-Eric

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