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Re: [Linux-cluster] Error with gfs_grow/ gfs_fsck



On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 13:43 -0400, Wendy Cheng wrote:
> Bob Peterson wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 15:53 +0200, Miolinux wrote:
> >   
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I tried to expand my gfs filesystem from 250Gb to 350Gb.
> >> I run gfs_grow without any error or warnings.
> >> But something gone wrong.
> >>
> >> Now, i cannot mount the gfs filesystem anymore (lock computer)
> >>
> >> When i try to do a gfs_fsck i get:
> >>
> >> [root west ~]# gfs_fsck -v /dev/mapper/VolGroup_FS100-LogVol_FS100 
> >> Initializing fsck
> >> Initializing lists...
> >> Initializing special inodes...
> >> Validating Resource Group index.
> >> Level 1 check.
> >> 371 resource groups found.
> >> (passed)
> >> Setting block ranges...
> >> This file system is too big for this computer to handle.
> >> Last fs block = 0x1049c5c47, but sizeof(unsigned long) is 4 bytes.
> >> Unable to determine the boundaries of the file system.
> >>     
> >
> > You've probably hit the gfs_grow bug described in bz #434962 (436383)
> > and the gfs_fsck bug described in 440897 (440896).  My apologies if
> > you can't read them; permissions to individual bugzilla records are
> > out of my control.
> >
> > The fixes are available in the recently released RHEL5.2, although
> > I don't know when they'll hit Centos.  The fixes are also available
> > in the latest cluster git tree if you want to compile/install them
> > from source code yourself.  Documentation for doing this can
> > be found at: http://sources.redhat.com/cluster/wiki/ClusterGit
> >
> >   
> This is almost qualified as an FAQ entry :) ...
> 
> -- Wendy
> 
> --

Yes, indeed i followed instruction in ´╗┐Mikko Partio thread and now it
seems working, however i had to install a new computer with a 64bit OS,
and compiled a 64bit version of gfs_fsck to fsck the broken disk.

Thanks,
Miolinux


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