xfsdump -- not enough memory to dump attributes? w/>20G free -- how much does it need?
Linda A. Walsh
xfs at tlinx.org
Thu Jun 3 18:28:45 CDT 2010
FWIF -- upgrading to the latest tool set seems to have caused
these messages to "go away"...
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 06:09:27AM -0700, Linda A. Walsh wrote:
>> I've seen the problem in the dump below and was wondering what could
>> possibly cause this -- because
>> shows loads of free memory (>20G)... how much memory do non-root
>> attributes take to dump?
> The error comes directly from the libhandle listing routine, which
> is a straight forward wrapper around the kernel syscall in current
> What xfsprogs version are you using? I noticed your xfsdump is
> rather old, so making sure you have recent XFS userspace and
> possibly also the kernel would help debugging this.
> Also can you check using strace if the ENOMEM comes directly from
> the attr_list_by_handle ioctl?
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