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Re: change request (/mnt/koji fs issues)



On Mon, 2008-04-21 at 09:04 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> So we're in a bit of trouble.  Right now the ext3 filesystem on /mnt/koji
> is in a sort of funky state.  There's a section of the filesystem that is
> pretty borked.  Running fsck.ext3 on it causes a segfault.  The core dump
> is 2G right now.  This is likely from the short few hours we ran /mnt/koji
> from a RHEL4 box (lesson learned there...)
> 
> Steps to proceed:
> 
> 1) Snapshots - I've been doing all of my tests from snapshots and will
> continue to do so.  The share itself doesn't seem to be catastrophically
> broken, just that one section.
> 
> 2) Contact some fs experts with the dump and see what is going on.
> 
> 3) Fix the filesystem.
> 
> 4) Also, for the last 4 nights at around 3 am my time the filesystem has
> hit this part of the disk causing it to get remounted ro.  I'd like to
> setup a script to auto correct this issue until we can come up with a
> permanent fix.  Just saves me from having to get up in the middle of the
> night.
> 
> Is anyone against this?  I'm mostly worried about step3 then anything.
> Before we do that I want to make sure we have a proper backup and do
> plenty of tests from snapshots.  It might be best to do 3) after the
> release.
> 

This gets a +1 from me.  Must keep that thing stable, and you sane.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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