I had not seen this message until this evening, and we too are running Ubuntu
Lucid (10.04.1) with all updates.
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: creating dump session media file 0 (media 0, file 0)
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: dumping ino map
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: dumping directories
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: dumping non-directory files
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: WARNING: could not get list of non-root attributes for
nondir ino 235386: Cannot allocate memory (12)
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: ending media file
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: media file size 98262032976 bytes
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: dump size (non-dir files) : 98162141360 bytes
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: dump complete: 3481 seconds elapsed
/usr/sbin/xfsdump: Dump Status: SUCCESS
$ uname -a
Linux ldslnx01 2.6.32-25-generic-pae #44-Ubuntu SMP Fri Sep 17 21:57:48 UTC
2010 i686 GNU/Linux
$ free -m
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 2003 1104 899 0 0 1012
-/+ buffers/cache: 92 1911
Swap: 0 0 0
Which that memory count is after the backup just completed. Usually this server
draws under 512M.
Linda A. Walsh wrote:
FWIF -- upgrading to the latest tool set seems to have caused
these messages to "go away"...
Where did you get a newer set of xfs tools than what comes from the Ubuntu repo?
I show the following versions: $ dpkg -l|grep xfs
ii xfsdump 3.0.4
Administrative utilities for the XFS filesys
ii xfsprogs 3.1.0ubuntu1
Utilities for managing the XFS filesystem
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