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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: [reiserfs-list] lvm-list pointed to reiserfs: fs/lvm-problems?



On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 10:23:04PM +0200, Peter Bartosch wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> 
> >  PB> extend an existing (0.8i) LV)
> > 
> >  PB> so i created a new kernel (2.4.2) with lvm 0.9.1_beta7
> > 
> > Linux-2.4.4 has serious reiserfs bugs fixed.
> 
> hmm, i tried to make a LVM patch for it but this fails - yesterday i saw a
> message, that there's somewhere a patch for the 2.4.4 that LVM-sources
> will make a patch

You didn't tell what the failure cause was.

It could likely be the renaming of get_hardblocksize to get_hardsect_size
in the 2.4.4 kernel which hits lvm.c.

The recent CVS software at www.sistina.com has that fix already or
you change it in lvm.c end recompile/reinstall.

Hope this helps.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

> 
> >  PB> i created the reiserfs on it, but when i tried to mount it, the mount
> >  PB> failed
> >  PB> an reiserfsck --rebuild-sb and after that reiserfsck --rebuild-tree
> >  PB> clears it and i could mount my LV -- UNTIL the next reboot
> > 
> > What kernel messages were ?
> > 
> > Sorry, but it looks for me like a lvm problem.  Can you test you LV by
> > coping some random data (~ 64 MB) to a file in reliable location and
> > to LV, and compare them (or md5 hashes) after reboot ?
> 
> hmm, i haven't really tried another filesystem, maybe i should try ext2?
> 
> > Reiserfs error handling not an ideal one.  Kernel oops below is a
> > normal :( reaction on damaged data coming from disk.
> > 
> > Same reason (damaged data), I think, prevented reiserfs volume from
> > mounting. 
> 
> yes you're right - but why does it oops when i _only_ want to do an "ls
> -l"?
> 
> :wq - until next mail B-), l8r
> 
> Peter
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