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Re: How to interpret corruption error message



On Jul 22, 2004  10:32 -0700, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> I am wondering how to interpret this error message, which popped up on a
> 2.4.26 SMP x86 box two days ago:
> 
> EXT2-fs: corrupt root inode, run e2fsck
> init_special_inode: bogus imode (37316)
> EXT2-fs: corrupt root inode, run e2fsck
> init_special_inode: bogus imode (37316)
> EXT2-fs: corrupt root inode, run e2fsck
> 
> The problem is, the error message doesn't indicate *which* filesystem we
> are talking about, and I have three mounted: 1 ext2 and 2 ext3.  The
> ext2 is on a plain old pata disk and the two ext3 filesystems are on
> software raid5 sata volumes.

The ext3 filesystems would report "EXT3-fs: ...", but yes it would be
good if ext3_error() and ext3_warning() would include the device name
or number.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
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