[linux-lvm] Check of pool ernie/cache failed (status:1). Manual repair required!
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Tue Jun 5 10:08:27 UTC 2018
On Tuesday, 5 June 2018 10:14:16 CEST Marian Csontos wrote:
> On 06/04/2018 01:50 PM, Dennis Schridde wrote:
> > On Tuesday, 15 May 2018 13:15:55 CEST Zdenek Kabelac wrote:
> >> To get direct access to metadata - you could use your latest lvm2
> >> 2.02.177
> >> build (or even 'git master'). In these recent versions there is added
> >> support to activate directly these 'subLVs'. So with latest lvm2 you
> >> can:
> >> lvchange -ay vg/lv_cmeta
> > This command was only successful in LVM 2.02.178-rc1, but failed in
> > 2.02.177.>
> >> and then you can capture content of this LV via 'dd' into file
> >> and compress and attach 'xz' compressed to BZ.
> > I created a report in bugzilla , but since the `cache_cmeta` LV appears
> > to contain parts of my personal files, I cannot attach it. However, I
> > gained
> It definitely should not. _cdata is where fragments you your data are
> stored, and _cmeta contains only metadata (e.g. counters and references
> to cdata.)
> If there really are fragments of data in _cmeta LV, something must have
> gone wrong elsewhere.
Thanks for the insight. I attached the first 4890783 bytes (i.e. those before
the blocks of seemingly unstructured data, which I saw in `hexdump -C`) of
that LV to the bug report . Hopefully it contains enough information to
figure out what is broken.
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