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Re: [dm-devel] can't recover ext4 on lvm from ext4_mb_generate_buddy:739: group 1687, 32254 clusters in bitmap, 32258 in gd



Thursday, January 5, 2012, 7:15:35 PM, you wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 05:14:28PM +0100, Sander Eikelenboom wrote:
>> 
>> OK spoke too soon, i have been able to trigger it again:
>> - copying files from LV to the same LV without the snapshot went OK
>> - copying from the RO snapshot of a LV to the same LV gave the error while copying the file again:

> OK.  Originally, you said you did this:

> 1) fsck -v -p -f the filesystem
> 2) mount the filesystem
> 3) Try to copy a file
> 4) filesystem will be mounted RO on error  (see below)
> 5) fsck again, journal will be recovered, no other errors
> 6) start at 1)

> Was this with with a read-only snapshot always being in existence
> through all of these five steps?  When was the RO snapshot created?

> If a RO snapshot has to be there in order for this to happen, then
> this is almost certainly a device-mapper regression.  (dm-devel folks,
> this is a problem which apparently occurred when the user went from
> v3.1.5 to v3.2, so this looks likes 3.2 regression.)

>                                                 - Ted


Also found some old info that might be related, http://answers.softpicks.net/answers/topic/2-6-28-ext4-xen-and-lvm-volume-becomes-ro-after-snapshot-1610734-1.htm
I'm also running under xen (host only, no guests started), will try baremetal as well to see if that plays a role.

--
Sander


>> 
>> [ 2357.655783] EXT4-fs error (device dm-2): ext4_mb_generate_buddy:739: group 1861, 32254 clusters in bitmap, 32258 in gd
>> [ 2357.656056] Aborting journal on device dm-2-8.
>> [ 2357.718473] EXT4-fs (dm-2): Remounting filesystem read-only
>> [ 2357.736680] EXT4-fs error (device dm-2) in ext4_da_write_end:2532: IO failure
>> [ 2357.738328] EXT4-fs (dm-2): ext4_da_writepages: jbd2_start: 7615 pages, ino 4079617; err -30
>> [ 2716.125010] EXT4-fs error (device dm-2): ext4_put_super:818: Couldn't clean up the journal
>> 
>> 
>> Attached are 4x output from dumpe2fs
>> - dumpe2fs-xen_images-3.2.0                           Made just after boot
>> - dumpe2fs-xen_images-3.2.0-afterfsck                 Made after doing a fsck -v -p -f on the unmounted LV
>> - dumpe2fs-xen_images-3.2.0-aftererror                Made after the error occured on the mounted LV
>> - dumpe2fs-xen_images-3.2.0-aftererror-afterfsck      Made after the error occured, and after a subsequent fsck -v -p -f on the unmounted LV
>> - dumpe2fs-xen_images-3.1.5                           Made after booting into 3.1.5 after all of the above
>> 
>> Oh yes also did a badblock scan to rule that out, and it seems the numbers stay the same.
>> e2fsck 1.41.12 (17-May-2010) (from debian squeeze)
>> 
>> --
>> Sander
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> >> 
>> >> --
>> >> Sander
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> This is a forwarded message
>> >> From: Sander Eikelenboom <linux eikelenboom it>
>> >> To: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso mit edu>
>> >> Date: Thursday, January 5, 2012, 11:37:59 AM
>> >> Subject: can't recover ext4 on lvm from ext4_mb_generate_buddy:739: group 1687, 32254 clusters in bitmap, 32258 in gd
>> >> 
>> >> ===8<==============Original message text===============
>> >> 
>> >> I'm having some troubles with a ext4 filesystem on LVM, it seems bricked and fsck doesn't seem to find and correct the problem.
>> >> 
>> >> Steps:
>> >> 1) fsck -v -p -f the filesystem
>> >> 2) mount the filesystem
>> >> 3) Try to copy a file
>> >> 4) filesystem will be mounted RO on error  (see below)
>> >> 5) fsck again, journal will be recovered, no other errors
>> >> 6) start at 1)
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> I think the way i bricked it is:
>> >> - make a lvm snapshot from that lvm logical disk
>> >> - mount that lvm snapshot as RO
>> >> - try to copy a file from that mounted RO snapshot to a diffrent dir on the lvm logical disk the snapshot is from.
>> >> - it fails and i can't recover (see above)
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> Is there a way to recover from this ?
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> [  220.748928] EXT4-fs error (device dm-2): ext4_mb_generate_buddy:739: group 1687, 32254 clusters in bitmap, 32258 in gd
>> >> [  220.749415] Aborting journal on device dm-2-8.
>> >> [  220.771633] EXT4-fs error (device dm-2): ext4_journal_start_sb:327: Detected aborted journal
>> >> [  220.772593] EXT4-fs (dm-2): Remounting filesystem read-only
>> >> [  220.792455] EXT4-fs (dm-2): Remounting filesystem read-only
>> >> [  220.805118] EXT4-fs (dm-2): ext4_da_writepages: jbd2_start: 9680 pages, ino 4079617; err -30
>> >> serveerstertje:/mnt/xen_images/domains/production# cd /
>> >> serveerstertje:/# umount /mnt/xen_images/
>> >> serveerstertje:/# fsck -f -v -p /dev/serveerstertje/xen_images
>> >> fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2
>> >> /dev/mapper/serveerstertje-xen_images: recovering journal
>> >> 
>> >>     277 inodes used (0.00%)
>> >>       5 non-contiguous files (1.8%)
>> >>       0 non-contiguous directories (0.0%)
>> >>         # of inodes with ind/dind/tind blocks: 41/41/3
>> >>         Extent depth histogram: 69/28/2
>> >> 51890920 blocks used (79.18%)
>> >>       0 bad blocks
>> >>      41 large files
>> >> 
>> >>     199 regular files
>> >>      53 directories
>> >>       0 character device files
>> >>       0 block device files
>> >>       0 fifos
>> >>       0 links
>> >>      16 symbolic links (16 fast symbolic links)
>> >>       0 sockets
>> >> --------
>> >>     268 files
>> >> serveerstertje:/#
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> System:
>> >> - Kernel 3.2.0
>> >> - Debian Squeeze with:
>> >> ii  e2fslibs                              1.41.12-4stable1                     ext2/ext3/ext4 file system libraries
>> >> ii  e2fsprogs                             1.41.12-4stable1                     ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities
>> >> 
>> >> ===8<===========End of original message text===========
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> -- 
>> >> Best regards,
>> >> Sander                            mailto:linux eikelenboom it<Message01.eml>
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> Best regards,
>>  Sander                            mailto:linux eikelenboom it









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Best regards,
 Sander                            mailto:linux eikelenboom it


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