lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Apr]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: kernel panic with 2.4.x and reiserfs


On Friday, April 27, 2001 04:33:15 PM +0100 Tony Hoyle
<tmh@magenta-netlogic.com> wrote:

> Reiserfs doesn't cope well with crashes.... Under 2.4 I wouldn't
> recommend using it on any kind of critical server - it seems to
> progressively corrupt itself (I'm looking at the second reformat and
> reinstall in a week, and I'm not a happy bunny).

Could you please forward along the details of these corruptions (including
hardware)?

>
> As the warning on reiserfsck says, the rebuild-tree option is a last
> resort. It's as likely to make the problem worse then improve it (It
> rounds all the file lengths up to a block size, padding with zeros, which
> breaks lots of stuff). Backup what you can first.

It shouldn't always do this, most of the time it has enough info to get the
size right. Which reiserfsck did you use?

-chris

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:52    [W:0.052 / U:17.308 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site