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Re: Corrupted files

To: Leslie Rhorer <lrhorer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Corrupted files
From: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:24:11 +0200
Cc: Roger Willcocks <roger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Sean Caron <scaron@xxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Le Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:31:07 -0500
Leslie Rhorer <lrhorer@xxxxxxxxxxxx> Ãcrivait:

> More 
> importantly, is there some reason 3.1.7 would make things worse while 
> 3.2.1 would not?  If not, then I can always try 3.1.7 and then try
> 3.2.1 if that does not help.

I don't know for these particular versions, however in the past
I've confirmed that a later version of xfs_repair performed way better
(salvaged more files from lost+found, in particular).

At some point in the distant past, some versions of xfs_repair were
buggy and would happily throw away TB of perfectly sane data... Ih ad
this very problem once on Christmas eve in 2005 IIRC :/

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