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Re: XFS dirty after sync/reboot?

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Subject: Re: XFS dirty after sync/reboot?
From: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:50:27 -0600
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On 1/25/2013 12:32 PM, Phillip Susi wrote:

> While triaging a bug filed in Ubuntu involving odd reboot failures, it
> appears that XFS leaves the filesystem in a corrupt state that
> requires journal playback to fix after a sync or reboot.  Grub2
> doesn't seem to understand the journal, leading to all kinds of
> confusion after the reboot.
> 
> Shouldn't a full sync or remount to r/o flush the journal transactions
> and leave the fs fully clean?
> 
> Original bug report: https://launchpad.net/bugs/1103187

This sounds like the Grub problem mentioned here:

http://www.xfs.org/index.php/XFS_FAQ#Q:_Does_GRUB_work_with_XFS.3F

-- 
Stan

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