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Bug#381982: XFS and hosts problems (Re: Bug#381982: Installation Report on AMD64 Laptop called deen)

On 8/23/06, Nathan Scott <nathans@sgi.com> wrote:
On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 03:03:00PM +0200, Oleg Verych wrote:
> Hallo,
> On 8/22/06, Nathan Scott <nathans@debian.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 10:57:46PM +0200, Oleg Verych wrote:
> ...
> > > in prev. email, result is nothing from xfs_check and xfs_repair.
> >
> > repair and check wont be reporting a problem because the size is
> > valid... it looks like somethings has done a truncate(2) at a large
> > offset (at least to the xfs tools).
> >
> what do you mean "size is valid", ls, du, dd ?

ls.  (i.e. the inode size, stored ondisk)

So. What one must do ? I know XFS warrants _file system_ integrity
(not data), but
this is some kind of nasty thing 4K=5G.

> Pattern inside files is "0x00", before any records. Maybe some there are 64bit
> overflow bugs in "login" ?

I really don't know.

> I've noticed something wrong when i've installed new debian-etch (with
> non working
> mkfs.xfs, you know this).

Hmm, non-working mkfs?  Its not ringing a bell, can you refresh my
memory?  Thanks.

It seems working in last deb-inst i used. My comments about static
xfs_repair (maybe with diet libc) are without reply also (note, that
there's e2fsck-static
package ;).



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