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Re: Help with XFS

To: Thomas Førde <thomas.forde@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Help with XFS
From: Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 14:47:52 +0200
Cc: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <OF0E234D8E.F048FF4D-ONC1257746.003FC10E-C1257746.00407333@xxxxxxxxxxxx> ("Thomas Førde"'s message of "Fri\, 18 Jun 2010 13\:43\:57 +0200")
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Thomas Førde <thomas.forde@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> the raid array is a FC SAN array consisting of DS4700 unit with EXP810
> expansion system
> xfs_check first, xfs_repair -n, and xfs_repair
> xfs_Repair -L has not been used.
> its seismisc processed data, large text files.

I've seen people get text files (source files) back with strings

If you're lucky it's mostly continous and large 
and not too hard to sort out.

But definitely backups are a good idea next time. RAID is no replacement
for backups.


ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx -- Speaking for myself only.

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