Re: XFS is unsafe (Was: Re: d-i does not show jfs in partition tool)
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 10:02:57AM +0200, Tobias Frost wrote:
> So now I have a image prepared, which I can upload somewhere on
> request. (approx 26 MB gziped)
> As building the image, I had the impression that the corruption occured
> when I deleted some files.
> Can someone please try the xfs on their machines, I'd like to verify
> this and maybe report the problem to the xfs authors (or to the LKML)
I can confirm the corruption also happens on my Thecus N2100 running kernel 2.6.24
with the DMA patches from Dan Williams.
I've noticed that some XFS fixes got into 2.6.27-rc4. Martin built some Debian
packages of this kernel version, but only for armel. I'm still running arm
> On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 11:19 +0200, Tobias Frost wrote:
> > So, part copied and did some testing... I'll attach a transcipt.
> > Abstract: This time xfs_repair did not fail, but the corruption
> > reoccured immediatly.
> > I will prepare a test-image of the partition, if someone is interested.
> > (I just have to nullify the swap before.)
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
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