[linux-lvm] XFS crash on lvm

Christophe Zwecker doc at zwecker.de
Thu Apr 4 02:15:02 UTC 2002

im gonna kill myself!  :-)

the 200gb volume was made of a 160gb and  a 40 gb partition. I order for
the kernel to see the whole 160gb I had applied the ide patch to the
kernel, which I forgot to apply to 2.4.18!!

so now Im rebuilding 2.4.18-xfs with new ide driver, pretty sure
everything be back after reboot, I alrady had used the xfs patch from

damn, Im stupid :-)

thx for your help anyways, you mentioning the patch made it click :-.)



On Thu, 2002-04-04 at 00:56, Steve Lord wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-04-03 at 16:28, Christophe Zwecker wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I use 2.4.18-xfs with lvm-tools-1.0.1rc4_iop10-fr2
> > lvm-base-1.2-fr1
> > 
> > I havw a 200GB lv. I had 2.4.16 running after fiddling with usb the
> > whole machine crashed, reboot, the fs was corrupt. I had to zerosize the
> > journal log, xfs_repair, everything in lost+found.
> Are you running on ide with write caching enabled? corruption after a
> crash is possible in that configuration. Also the forced shutdown path
> did used to corrupt the filesystem, so once you hit a forced shutdown
> it is possible to end up with a zeroed superblock and lose your root
> directory too. That is fixed in current code - which is difficult to get
> right now. There are ftp mirrors, here is one:
> 	ftp://ftp.thebarn.com/mirror/SGI

Christophe Zwecker                     mail: doc at zwecker.de
Hamburg, Germany                        fon: +49 179 3994867

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