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Re: xfs_repair never finishes on lvm partition

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs_repair never finishes on lvm partition
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2010 08:50:39 -0500
Cc: Knowledge Seeker <knoseeker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20101004071613.GG4681@dastard>
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Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 02:57:42AM +0000, Knowledge Seeker wrote:
>> Extra information:
>> The versions:
>> # xfs_repair -V
>> xfs_repair version 2.9.8
> 
> upgrade to a more recent version - that is positively ancient ;)
> 
> Then if it still freezes in pahse 6, run with the -P option to turn
> off prefetching (slower, but should prevent the hang).

And before that, if you'd like to preserve something for us to
look at, run 

# xfs_metadump /dev/blah imagefile

to capture the state of the fs which was causing problems.

-Eric

> Cheers,
> 
> Dave.

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