[Linux-cluster] Re: gfs_fsck problems (not doingget_get_meta_buffer)

Michael Will mwill at penguincomputing.com
Mon May 15 15:29:01 UTC 2006

Is the fs code closer to ext than to say xfs?

 -----Original Message-----
From: 	David Teigland [mailto:teigland at redhat.com]
Sent:	Mon May 15 08:23:42 2006
To:	Stephen Willey
Cc:	Daire Byrne; linux-cluster at redhat.com
Subject:	Re: [Linux-cluster] Re: gfs_fsck problems (not doingget_get_meta_buffer)

On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 11:46:22AM +0100, Stephen Willey wrote:
> Having looked into this a bit, it appears that gfs_fsck doesn't like
> large drives.
> It works fine on a 137Gb drive but fails instantly with the below
> symptoms on a 10Tb RAID.
> Is it still the case that GFS is not scalable to very large filesystems?

It's probably more a case of no one ever even trying trying fsck on a fs
that large given how long it would probably take.


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