xfs_repair takes long time

Christoph Hellwig hch at infradead.org
Thu Feb 2 04:48:25 CST 2012

On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 04:29:00AM -0500, Kiran.Chandapu at emc.com wrote:
> Hello Christoph, 
> Thanks, I would try to upgrade it. Could you please tell me whether we can recover the data, actually we have all our data about 12 TB resides on that volume which has the issue. 

Given your description of missing LV metadata I suspect that you
actually have lost part if not all of the filesystem.  Running
xfs_repair -nv will give you more information about, but if you have
indeed destroyed the lvm block mapping it won't be able to do much.

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