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Re: xfs_growfs doesn't resize

To: kkeller@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: xfs_growfs doesn't resize
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011 11:01:39 -0500
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <4E1091C7.5040906@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <47455.1309470147@xxxxxxxxx> <4E1091C7.5040906@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 7/3/11 10:59 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On 6/30/11 4:42 PM, kkeller@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> # uname -a
>> Linux sahara.xxx 2.6.18-128.1.6.el5 #1 SMP Wed Apr 1 09:10:25 EDT 2009 
>> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>>
>> Yes, it's not a completely current kernel.  This box is running CentOS 5
>> with some yum updates.
> 
> try
> 
> # rpm -qa | grep xfs
> 
> If you see anything with "kmod" you're running an exceptionally old xfs 
> codebase.
> 
> 2.6.18-138 and beyond should have a newer xfs backport built into the kernel
> rpm itself, as shipped from Red Hat.  But the ancient xfs-kmod (or similar)
> provided xfs.ko will take precedence even if you update that kernel.

... unless you uninstall the xfs-kmod package.

(i'm not sure how to set precedence of found kernel modules, I guess)

-Eric

> * Fri Apr 03 2009 Don Zickus <dzickus@xxxxxxxxxx> [2.6.18-138.el5]
> ...
> - [fs] xfs:  update to 2.6.28.6 codebase (Eric Sandeen ) [470845]
> 
> If at all possible I'd try an updated kernel, especially if your xfs.ko
> is provided by the very, very, very old centos xfs-kmod rpm.
> 
> -Eric

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