EXT3-fs error - Freeing blocks not in datazone

Andreas Dilger adilger at sun.com
Tue Jun 23 10:58:26 UTC 2009

On Jun 23, 2009  02:38 -0700, samix_119 at yahoo.com wrote:
> * This filesystem is on a raid partition (RAID 1) and the physical and virtual disk caches are turned on.

Running with cache on is dangerous for this reason.

> * Even the barrier option for this file system was on to prevent any corruption of the data in case of a sudden reset

For software RAID the barrier option does not work.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.

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