[PATCH] xfsdump: use the full 32-bit generation number
wkendall at sgi.com
Mon Jan 9 08:01:25 CST 2012
On 01/07/2012 06:58 PM, David Brown wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 02:09:25PM -0600, Bill Kendall wrote:
>> This patch changes xfsdump to use the full 32-bit inode generation
>> A change to part of the dump format (direnthdr_t) was required, so the
>> dump format version has been bumped to 3. xfsdump also required
>> changes to
>> its inode-to-generation cache. This map is not persistent though, so no
>> compatibility or version changes were required there.
> I suspect that this does fix the problem. Since the fix is in the
> dump, not just restore, I guess I'll just have to start with a fresh
> level 0 and see if the failure ever happens again upon restore.
That's right. If you need to recover files from the backup that has
issues, try applying only your level 1 backup and select just the
files that failed to restore.
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