Help with XFS

Andi Kleen andi at
Fri Jun 18 07:47:52 CDT 2010

Thomas Førde <thomas.forde at> writes:

> the raid array is a FC SAN array consisting of DS4700 unit with EXP810
> expansion system
> xfs_check first, xfs_repair -n, and xfs_repair
> xfs_Repair -L has not been used.
> its seismisc processed data, large text files.

I've seen people get text files (source files) back with strings

If you're lucky it's mostly continous and large 
and not too hard to sort out.

But definitely backups are a good idea next time. RAID is no replacement
for backups.


ak at -- Speaking for myself only.

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