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Re: Broken Log Help Needed

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Subject: Re: Broken Log Help Needed
From: Glen Overby <overby@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 15:51:36 -0600 (CST)
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: message from Austin Gonyou sent 28 October 2003
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On October 28, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 18:38, Glen Overby wrote:
> > On October 27, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> > > The issue is that I don't see any "ERROR" statements in this output,
> > but
> > > trying to replay the log or mounting -oro will oops the kernel and
> > that
> > > one device is then unavailable and the system must be rebooted. 
> > 
> > Can you send the exact oops message.. where it occured, etc?
> > 
> > > I would like to extract the log so I can put this server back into our
> > > beta environment. If someone could aid me in this I'd much appreciate
> > > it.
> > 
> > Here's an example:
> > 
> > [root@HOSTNAME root]# /a23/overby/bin.l/mkfs.xfs -f -b size=4096 -l
> > size=8192b /dev/hda6
> Ok. missed this part, I thought it was what I'd typed. I'll do this,
> though the system is now back into production, I can see about trying to
> break a log again and then extract it.

er, this was just part of my example.  I started with a clean
filesystem.  You don't have to wipe your filesystem... in fact, if you
do that your log will be very clean and you don't need to bother
dumping it.  Data loss from mkfs "100%".

Glen Overby


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