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Re: panic on 4.20 server exporting xfs filesystem

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: panic on 4.20 server exporting xfs filesystem
From: Tom Haynes <thomas.haynes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2015 06:08:57 -0700
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "linux-nfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-nfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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> On Mar 5, 2015, at 5:19 AM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 04, 2015 at 03:41:41PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
>> As I understand it, nothing will prevent this - if you don't change
>> the UUID on the filesystem when you clone it, then the UUID will
>> still match and writes can be directed to any block deice with a
>> matching offset/UUID pair.
> Unfortunately that's the case indeed.  The whole discovery part of
> the block layout protocol is fundamentally flawed, as is the recall
> part.  This is my attempt to fix it, but I have no idea how to proceed
> from posting my draft to the IETF to actually making it a standard:
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hellwig-nfsv4-scsi-layout-00

Let's be sure to talk about this at LSF...

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