Re: Warning and BUG with btrfs and corrupted image

From: Dave Chinner
Date: Tue Jan 20 2009 - 23:01:07 EST

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 11:20:19PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Tue 2009-01-20 08:28:29, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 11:59:44PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > > > So far the responses from xfs folks have been disappointing, if you are
> > > > interested in bugreports i can send you some.
> > >
> > > Sure I am. It would be good if you could start testing XFS along
> > > with all the other filesystems and report anything you find.
> >
> > I think that was the issue with the debug builds. If you do this
> > testing always do it without CONFIG_XFS_DEBUG set as with that option
> > we intentionally panic on detected disk corruptions.
> Uhuh, *_DEBUG options are not supposed to make kernel less
> stable/robust. Should that crashing functionality be guarded with
> command line option or something? ext2 has errors=panic mount
> option...

No, it's a debugging option that is described as:

"Say N unless you are an XFS developer, or you play one on TV."

Seriously, if you aren't trying to develop XFS stuff then *don't turn it


Dave Chinner
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