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Re: log record CRC mismatch: found 0x10a71f1d, expected 0xe012d25f

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: log record CRC mismatch: found 0x10a71f1d, expected 0xe012d25f
From: Christian Kujau <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:13:23 -0700
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On June 18, 2014 5:01:24 AM PDT, Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Yes, that's the only way to safely move a filesystem between
>machines of different endianness - a clean log has nothing to
>replay, so no endian problems and all new records will be written
>according to the endianness of the host the filesystem is currently
>mounted on.

OK, thanks for explaining that.

When the PowerPC box crashed there should not have been any i/o on the file 
system - so, if there was nothing to commit, clearing the log with "xfs_repair 
-L" should not lose any data, right?

Christian.

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