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Re: Segfault of xfs_repair during repair of a xfs filesystem

To: Rainer Krienke <krienke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Segfault of xfs_repair during repair of a xfs filesystem
From: Greg Freemyer <freemyer-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2004 10:17:27 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200401050850.03928.krienke@uni-koblenz.de>
References: <200401050850.03928.krienke@uni-koblenz.de>
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On Mon, 2004-01-05 at 02:49, Rainer Krienke wrote:
<snip>
> - Can a filesystem with tansaction logging like xfs become inconsitant 
> because 
> of a power fail? There is no disk failure!
> 

Do you have write-caching disabled in your drives/raid controller.

IIRC, XFS requires that it be disabled to ensure the transaction log
works as advertised.  This definately impacts speed, but ...

Greg
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Greg Freemyer


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