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    SubjectRe: XFS breakage in 2.6.18-rc1
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    On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 08:56 +1000, Nathan Scott wrote:
    > On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 09:08:30AM +0100, Alistair John Strachan wrote:
    > > On Tuesday 18 July 2006 23:57, Nathan Scott wrote:
    > > [snip]
    > > > > of programs fail in mysterious ways. I tried to recover using xfs_repair
    > > > > but I feel that my partition is thorougly borked. Of course no data was
    > > > > lost due to backups but still I'd like this bug to be fixed ;-)
    > > >
    > > > 2.6.18-rc1 should be fine (contains the corruption fix). Did you
    > > > mkfs and restore? Or at least get a full repair run? If you did,
    > > > and you still see issues in .18-rc1, please let me know asap.
    > >
    > > Just out of interest, I've got a few XFS volumes that were created 24 months
    > > ago on a machine that I upgraded to 2.6.17 about a month ago. I haven't seen
    > > any crashes so far.
    > >
    > > Assuming I get the newest XFS repair tools on there, what's the disadvantage
    > > of repairing versus creating a new filesystem? What special circumstances are
    > > required to cause a crash?
    >
    > There should be no disadvantage to repairing. I will update the FAQ
    > shortly to describe all the details of the problem, recommendations
    > on how to address it, which kernel version is affected, etc.
    this FAQ, is it this: http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/faq.html#dir2 ?
    (btw, it seems that while only in the TOC once, you have the same about
    2.6.17 twice..)..

    which version of xfsprogs should i use while doing the xfs_check ?

    >
    > cheers.
    >

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