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Re: What to do when... xfs_repair hangs?

To: Sean Caron <scaron@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: What to do when... xfs_repair hangs?
From: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2014 22:40:24 +0200
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Le Sun, 1 Jun 2014 12:21:55 -0400 vous Ãcriviez:

> Since Dave is saying it's OK to try re-running xfs_repair; it'll just
> pick up where it left off; let me give it another pass and see if it
> manages to complete, or if it segfaults out again. I guess it it
> poops out a second time, maybe we'll just want to consider rebuilding
> the filesystem and restoring from our copies?

You should definitely try a more up-to-date version of xfs_repair
first. In case you're not afraid of running a binary from an unkown
source, please find a 3.1.11 binary here:


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