On Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 10:21:37AM -0500, Leslie Rhorer wrote:
> I have an issue with my primary RAID array. I have 13T of data on
> the array, and I suffered a major array failure. I was able to
> rebuild the array, but some data was lost. Of course I have
> backups, so after running xfs_repair, I ran an rsync job to recover
> the lost data. Most of it was recovered, but there are several
> files that cannot be read, deleted, or overwritten. I have tried
> running xfs_repair several times, but any attempt to access these
> files continuously reports "cannot stat XXXXXXXX: Structure needs
> cleaning". I don't need to try to recover the data directly, as it
> does reside on the backup, but I need to clear the file structure so
> I can write the files back to the filesystem. How do I proceed?
Fristly, more infomration is required, namely versions and actual
dmesg, in particular, should tell use what the corruption being
encountered is when stat fails.