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Re: [RFC] Delayed logging

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Delayed logging
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:20:51 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20100315180841.GA21975@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20100315043000.GK4732@dastard> <20100315180841.GA21975@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 02:08:41PM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 03:30:00PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> >     - occasional recovery failure with recovery reading an inode
> >       buffer that does not contain inodes. Cause unknown, tends
> >       to be reproduced by xfsqa test 121 semi-reliably. Needs
> >       further analysis and fixing. May already be fixed with a
> >       recent fix to commit record synchronisation.
> I just saw a corrupted inode buffer during log recovery in 087, even
> without the delaylog mount option.  It's however not easily
> reproducible.

Yeah, that's the sort of thing I'm seeing 087, 110 (IIRC) and 121
are the tests that I've been seeing occasional, random failures like
this. I hadn't noticed it without the delaylog option, so I'll see
if I can get that to occur as well...


Dave Chinner

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