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Questions tagged [xfs]

Questions about XFS filesystem, utilities and other situations where XFS filesystem is relevant.

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Linoma MFT leaving files neither it nor root can overwrite-

We have a problem with a managed file transfer program. We have been using it for years without a problem, but now it has a few specific projects that are unable to overwrite specific filenames. It's ...
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Setting noatime via mount options vs no atime updates (A) file attribute

From man chattr When a file with the 'A' attribute set is accessed, its atime record is not modified. This avoids a certain amount of disk I/O for laptop systems. However when I am remounting ...
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XFS, GlusterFS v5.5 and the Year-2038 problem

I tried out default retention periods e.g. to set the Retention date to 2071. When I did the WORMing, everything seems to be OK. From FUSE and also at Brick-Level, the retention was set to 2071 on all ...
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How to calculate the deduplication ratio of a XFS filesystem?

ZFS offers a simple and straightforward way to show the deduplication ratio of it's pools in the output of zpool status. After a short research I don't find any function built into the XFS commands. ...
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Workaround for shrinking a XFS CentOS root partition

I run a cloud VPS with Centos 7 installed. Unfortunately, I could not customize disk partitions during installation so now I have no free space in the volume group automatically created because it is ...
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XFS on-disk format upgrade

Is there any other way to upgrade an already formatted xfs v4 on-disk format partition to a xfs v5 without a back up-reformat-restore process? This was a result of creating the partitions using debian ...
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Why do some filesystems perform better at storing large files?

I read about the XFS filesystem and found that it is good at storing large files. Why are some filesystems (XFS) good at storing large files and others (ext4/ext3) are not? Is it because of the ...
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Can I tell from the system log, whether XFS was cleanly unmounted on the previous shutdown?

Is there an XFS equivalent of the fsck.ext4 message "recovering journal"? (See Does "recovering journal" prove an unclean shutdown/unmount? ). fsck.xfs is a no-op. So does the kernel log ...
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On CentOS 7 allow certain users Read & Write to mounted file systems of different types

I have a query around mounting file systems of differing types in such a way that a selection of users have r/w access to them. Here's the scenario. I've rebuilt a media server to Centos 7 minimal ...
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How to determine freeze/unfreeze status of a filesystem?

I use xfs_freeze to freeze and unfreeze my xfs filesystem: xfs_freeze -f /blahblah xfs_freeze -u /blahblah After I run the unfreeze command I want to make sure that the filesystem is not frozen ...
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Safe way of extending xfs partition

I created an xfs partition using fdisk and mkfs.xfs on my 6T hhd. I ended up with only 2T. What is the safest way of expanding the partition to take up all the remaining space without disturbing the ...
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Permission denied when accessing a file with acls on xfs file system

I'm trying to use ACLs with the xfs file system on Amazon Linux (RHEL-ish distribution). However, when I configure acls and try to access a file with a test user, my access is denied. I currently ...
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Merge mount points

Basically, I need to remove the /home mount point, and just use the / mount point. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/rhel-root 50G 5.6G 45G 12% / devtmpfs 7.8G 0 7.8G 0% /dev ...
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How to determine free/used space of an unmounted xfs partition?

I can determine an unmounted partition of ext4 with tune2fs, but I don't know how to do it with an xfs partition, I wonder if it's that right: # blockdev --getsize64 /dev/sdb5 465567744 # blockdev --...
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How to detect RO FS when Linux can't [closed]

So I've got several disks on several servers who lost their disks due to a brief network delay. according to mount and /proc/mounts, the disks are rw. When I sudo or try to access a faulty mount, I ...
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mount failed /home partition for booting

I tried to change my /home username so I switch to tty0 and change the username by usermod command but because some pid is active , I can't modify user. So I kill those proccess with kill command. ...
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Why are there so many XFS processes?

My centos7 system has seen many of the following XFS processes viewed using ps aux | wc-l to see about 500 processes, But I don't understand why there are so many XFS processes? Here's some of them ...
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Mounting XFS partition image from xfs_copy

Used xfs_copy to copy a partition of the hard drive of a Fedora 27 server to a file, now trying to mount the file on my Antergos desktop I get: mount: /mnt/server: wrong fs type, bad option, bad ...
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What is “spinodes” in the output of xfs_info?

The output of xfs_info is as follows: meta-data=/dev/mapper/vg0-mirror.sjtug isize=512 agcount=13, agsize=268435455 blks = sectsz=512 attr=2, projid32bit=1 ...
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XFS How can I verify that barriers option is turned on?

Can anyone tell me how to determine if the barriers option is turned on for my XFS filesystem? The XFS docs say that it's on by default since kernel 2.6 but I want to know for sure that it's on. I'm ...
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Shared disk files synchronization

I have two Centos 7 servers with a shared disk mounted via fstab with: /dev/sdb /mnt/shared xfs rw,suid,dev,noexec,auto,user,sync 0 0 I can see the disk and its content on both servers, but ...
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How XFS on RHEL7 can affect performance?

I've found out that xfs file system type is default for RHEL7. Is there any known issues with that fs? How can it affect performance? Is there a way to move back to ext? BTW, after moving from ...
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how to perform xfs_repair on disk that is actually UUID

we have redhat machines version 6.x we want to fix the file-system on one of our disks UUID=198s5364-a29c-429e-b16d-e772acd /data_SA xfs rw,noatime,inode64,allocsize=16m 1 2 but ...
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what is the best approach to fix file-system corruption on huge data

we need to fix filesystem corruption on sdb on redhat 6 version sdb is xfs file system df -h | egrep "Filesystem|/data" Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sdb 8.2T 7.0T ...
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big data + what is the right filesystem ext4 or xfs?

We have Linux Redhat version 7.2 , with xfs file system. from /etc/fstab /dev/mapper/vgCLU_HDP-root / xfs defaults 0 0 UUID=7de1ab5c-b605-4b6f-bdf1-f1e8658fb9 /boot ...
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Zero Free Space on Centos 7 KVM

I have a number of Centos 7 KVM virtual machines running under proxmox. Is there a way to ZERO out all unallocated space with zeros? I have some that are EXT4 and some that are XFS. Reason I want ...
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Format a raw image to XFS in Proxmox VE

I have a system with Proxmox VE 5.1 and a LXC container with Fedora 27. The container has 2 disk (raw format), the rootfs and an additional mount point, both of them are in ext4, I want to format to ...
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xfs: attempt to access beyond end of device

on a redhat 7.2 (I have no root access there) commands like ls, cat, run in/on some directories/files created within an xfs filesystem hangs. I also observe on dmesg output continous errors like: [...
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xfs_repair could not find valid secondary superblock

I had 3 bad tracks on my hard drive so I used Disk Genius to fix it,ofcourse the data near the back tracks were wiped out.Then I booted from linux rescue disk and run xfs_repair /dev/sda1 xfs_repair /...
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[Firmware Bug]: the BIOS has corrupted hw-PMU resources and CentOS 7 not initializing

So I was on my desktop computer as usual, and then this happens out of nowhere: For the little time that I've researched about the error, the first message [Firmware Bug]: the BIOS has corrupted hw-...
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Mounting a 4tb lvm in Centos 7 keeps saying not enough space on device

I have a Centos 7 vm that won't boot, the journalctl says *failed to mount /sysroot. Dependency failed for Initrd Root File System. Dependency failed for Reload Configuration from the Real Root * ...
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LUKS cannot be closed on lvm with lvmcache

I have a CENTOS borgbackup server. All transactions are done over SSH, inside a bind-mounted chroot jail. Most of this detail is probably unnecessary, but I thought a little context might help. I ...
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CentOS server failed to mount /sysroot: bad initramfs?

Our VPS SSD host based on KVM has experienced crashes during the last months: I was given just two screenshots of logs from my collegues and no journalctl log at all. We have two other hosts but from ...
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extending a 40TB xfs formated FS over LVM

I need to increase space on my data volgroup in a VM. The VM is running CentOS 6.6, and it is not the root partition. Two physical raw disks are currently two physical volumes, that are part of ...
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Centos 7 - migrate standard root partition to LVM

I would like to migrate standard root partitions (Centos 7 with xfs filesystem) to the LVM partition, unfortunately every attempt fails and after reboot the system won't start (I suspect problem with ...
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How can I view the superblock of an XFS partition?

I know that EXT superblock information can be found using dumpe2fs -h /dev/sda1, but what is the XFS equivalent of this? The best I have found so far is xfs_info /dev/sda1, but this doesn't seem to ...
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mounting xfs linux partition in High Sierra

I am trying to mount a 2TB xfs partition on an external disk in a new Macbook Pro with High Sierra. I have already installed osxfuse-3.7.1 and fuse-xfs-0.2.1 ; it did not work out. The disk is not ...
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How do I mount an XFS partition enabling ACL?

I tried using: sudo mount -t xfs -o acl /dev/sdb1 /mnt/ssd I got: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1. BTW, I'm using Fedora 25.
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how to decrease partition size + lvm

on /var we have 101G on the Linux red hat server grep var /etc/fstab /dev/mapper/vg10-00_var /var xfs defaults 0 0 we want to decrease it to 30G df -h /var Filesystem ...
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How to recover xfs data after rm?

Is it possible to recover files that have been rm'ed from an XFS filesystem? How can I recover any files assuming they haven't been overwritten? Edit: The existing questions regarding this topic are ...
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Amazon EBS - extend LVM partition (non destructively)

I have an Amazon EBS volume that I'm using as a backing store for MongoDB, and I want to extend it. The volume holds a single partition, which is an LVM partition type. That partition belongs to a ...
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enable to mount /dev/centos/home after lvresize, bad superblock

I wanted to create a separate Logical Volume out of centos-home LV. I reduced the size of home lv using lvreduce command and created a new volume with 100%FREE space. But when i tried to login to a ...
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How to mount a xfs volume to centOS 7 ec2 instance /home directory

I created t2.medium instance and attached ebs volume to the instance Here are some useful information. sudo pvs PV VG Fmt Attr PSize PFree /dev/xvdb1 vg_home lvm2 a-- <200....
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Why 576GB of files on ext4 doesn't fit on a 600GB xfs? [closed]

I want to test XFS dedup feature, so i put a new HD to my fileserver VM. I started rsync files from old disk to new one, but I got "No space left on device". This is my df -h output: Filesystem ...
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Does any file system implement Copy on Write Mechanism for CP

We have seen OS doing Copy on Write optimisation when forking a process. Reason being that most of the times fork is proceeded by exec , so we don't want to incur the cost of page allocations and ...
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Error setting up a new xfs file system: unknow fs type

I am trying to setup a new xfs filesystem in Debian 9/stretch. My kernel version is 4.9.0-3-amd64. For that I installed the package xfsprogs, and initialised the new partition with: mkfs.xfs /dev/...
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XFS on LVM on soft raid10 stripe alignment

I am working on setting up a backup server using a bunch of 3TB disks. I've put a lot of thought into this, and I'd like to use the following setup: I'll partition the disks with a single partition, ...
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CentOS7 QUOTA xfs

I can not enable disk quotas for /home (/dev/md2). For / (/dev/md1) it works fine. What am I doing wrong? cat /etc/fstab # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <...
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How do YOU detect a failed XFS filesystem?

Currently I monitor for a failed filesystem (as a result of a failed disk, controller, whatever) by checking syslog for messages like this: 2017-06-15T17:18:10.081665+00:00 2017-06-15T17:18:10+00:...
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Why is ext4 only recommended up to 16 TB?

In the ext4 wiki article I've seen that ext4 can be used up to 1 EiB, but is only recommended up to 16 TiB. Why is that the case? Why is XFS recommended for larger file systems? (ELICS: Explain me ...