[Linux-cluster] sparse-file clone breaks on GFS2

Gionatan Danti g.danti at assyoma.it
Sat Sep 19 12:14:47 UTC 2020

Il 2020-09-19 13:21 Pierre-Philipp Braun ha scritto:
> Hello #linux-cluster
> I am attempting to host thin-provisioned virtual disks on GFS2.  In
> that regard, I experience a weird and unexpected issue: when copying
> (or packing/extracting) a sparse file with a file-system on it, and
> which lives and gets cloned on a GFS2 mount point, it results in a
> corrupted file.

Hi, can you get the md5sum of *both* the original and copied files?
If you use "cp --sparse=never", does it change anything?

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