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Re: filesystem shrinks after using xfs_repair

To: Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: filesystem shrinks after using xfs_repair
From: Eli Morris <ermorris@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 18:49:04 -0700
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <201007300239.59574@xxxxxx>
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On Jul 29, 2010, at 5:39 PM, Michael Monnerie wrote:

> On Freitag, 30. Juli 2010 Eli Morris wrote:
>> Is that something I could do now, or only when the filesystem is
>> created? If I mount it with '-o inode64', can I mount it without
>> that later, or once I write to the filesystem like that, can I not
>> go back to mounting it in 32 bit mode? 
> 
> Once you mount with inode64, you can't go back.
> 
> I'm not sure which applications are "broken", but I use inode64 for a 
> backup server where lots of Linux boxes connect to over NFS, and a Samba 
> for Windows PCs which has inode64, and at least didn't see any problem 
> over the years. That doesn't mean there isn't a problem, of course ;-)
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Thanks guys,

That makes sense.

cheers,
Eli

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