Re: XFS filesystem corruption on the arm(el) architecture

From: Martin Michlmayr
Date: Sun Oct 19 2008 - 01:13:15 EST

* Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2008-10-19 12:48]:
> That's the log replay indicating that there's a bad transaction
> header in the log. Very strange - it shoul dbe a clean log. What
> does xfs_logprint -t /dev/sda5 tell you about the transactions
> in the log?

mdebian:~# mkfs.xfs -f /dev/sda5
meta-data=/dev/sda5 isize=256 agcount=4, agsize=94380
= sectsz=512 attr=2
data = bsize=4096 blocks=377519,
= sunit=0 swidth=0 blks
naming =version 2 bsize=4096
log =internal log bsize=4096 blocks=2560, version=2
= sectsz=512 sunit=0 blks,
realtime =none extsz=4096 blocks=0, rtextents=0
debian:~# mount -t xfs /dev/sda5 /mnt
debian:~# cp /usr/bin/* /mnt/
debian:~# umount /mnt
debian:~# mount -t xfs /dev/sda5 /mnt
mount: /dev/sda5: can't read superblock
debian:~# xfs_logprint -t /dev/sda5
data device: 0x805
log device: 0x805 daddr: 1510112 length: 20480

XFS: Log inconsistent (didn't find previous header)
XFS: empty log check failed
xfs_logprint: failed to find head and tail, error: 5

Martin Michlmayr
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