XFS is a open source file system for Linux.

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mkfs.xfs - how to calculate su & sw on RAID10

I have RAID 10, that is my configuration: /opt/MegaRAID/storcli/storcli64 /c0/d0 show Controller = 0 Status = Success Description = Show Diskgroup Succeeded TOPOLOGY : ======== ---------------...
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How I calculate XFS parameters for mdraid10,far/offset*?

I want to make a test by creating a bunch of partitions across some spinning hard drives, unite them with mdraid, and use XFS on that. But all guides I found assume you will use standard raid, or at ...
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CentOS 7 Linux resize filesystem after partition resize

I am running CentOS 7 on a HyperV virtual server. I recently increased the size of the hard disk from 32GB to 64GB and used GParted Live to extend the partition, which seems to have worked as shown ...
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How to grow xfs formated disk?

Here is the disk, it is thin provisioned vmware disk, and has been grown from 300 to 800 GB *-disk:1 description: SCSI Disk physical id: 0.1.0 bus info: scsi@2:0.1.0 ...
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How to dump only unused space of XFS linux partition?

I'm trying to recover a file that has been overwritten with an empty one on a WD MyBook, an Ethernet disk (1 TB) using linux (very stripped down) and XFS partitions. The processor is ARM of course and ...
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Reallocate available space from 1 file system to another?

I am currently using Virtualbox to run this server where my current disk space is: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ol-root 50G 44G ...
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Recover mdadm raid5 with XFS

I am trying to recover data from an old Buffalo Terastation that failed. A previous attempt to recover the data by someone else was unsuccesful and I have been left with the following situation. NB: ...
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mkfs.xfs large number of small files

I have small mail cluster ( 6 nodes, GlusterFS ), user mails ( ~2.5k ) will be stored on SSD ( 200Gb ) whith XFS. What is the best options for mkfs.xfs to get maximum I/O performance. No RAID uses! ...
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Increasing size of XFS partition

I've installed Fedora Server ARM on the sdcard of my cubietruck, and now the system partition is full, and I want to expand it. The sdcard have a size of 7.5GiB. Gerät Boot Anfang Ende ...
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how do I access a CentOS 7 file system from Windows 8.1

I am using an Apricorn SATA Wire to connect a hard drive removed from another PC to the USB drive of a Windows 8.1 machine. The external hard drive is from a machine that had both CentOS 7 and ...
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Alignment with RAID-6 (mdadm) + LUKS + XFS

What I want: I have a 4x4TB RAID-6 array with mdadm. I want the storage to be encrypted and plan on using LUKS. I will most probably use XFS as filesystem. I will add more disks to the array as ...
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Linux temporarily thinks disk is full

I’m working on a Linux server with CentOS 6.5 and a NAS NFS on a QDR Infiniband network. I am running a bash script that basically creates a directory, makes symlinks inside of it, and cats together ...
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Mount XFS filesystem with userquota in Debian

I'm trying to get userquotas working on a xfs-formatted root partition. However, I can't mount the partition with userquota enabled: # mount [...] /dev/disk/by-uuid/91f9e241-4878-4c86-868e-...
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XFS Incorrect statement of “No space left on device”

I have a server setup of an XFS partition on LVM on a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. While copying files to the home partition, "No space left on device" is displayed. df -h displays sufficient space: /dev/...
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XFS: Mount overrides sunit and swidth options

I have a 9TB XFS partition consisting of four 3TB disks in a RAID-5 array with a chunk size of 256KB, using MDADM. When I created the partition, the optimal stripe unit and width values (64 and 192 ...
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“mount: special device /dev/sdc1 doesn't exist” but according to fdisk -l, it does

I'm booted into a live usb linux environment, and I plugged in a hard drive. It's listed in fdisk -l as /dev/sdc{,1}, is a 3tb drive, and has a single partition containing an xfs filesystem. But when ...
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XFS in-memory corruption after hibernate

I am constantly getting the below errors with XFS filesystem present on software raid-1 which was then converted to 3-disk raid-5. Errors happen exclusively after hibernate, normally either ...
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Filesystem for few large files

I am looking for a filesystem suited for a few (no more than 5 or so) large-ish files (ranging from 10GB-100GB). The files are already compressed (sparse support not needed). The FS will be used to ...
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What exactly does the ikeep mount option on XFS do?

I have a laptop with a 512GB SSD in it. I use XFS as my / file system, mounted with noatime,discard,ikeep. The ikeep is because of some mailing list posting about how slow discard and TRIM was on XFS ...
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Why directories size are different in ls -l output on XFS file system?

I can't understand why ls -l show folder size less then block size. For example: [user@01 NEW]$ ls -l total 4 drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 78 Apr 22 00:43 controllers drwxr-xr-x 14 root root 4096 Apr ...
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Slower file create on faster server. Why? [closed]

I have two servers. The old one has 24GB RAM, i7-950 @ 3,0Ghz, 2x 1,5TB SATA HDD (ST31500341AS). The new one has 32GB RAM, i7-3770 @ 3,4GHz, 2x 3,0TB SATA HDD (ST3000DM001-9YN166). Now I noticed, ...
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Troubleshooting XFS performance (number of cylinders reported by

I have two servers with identical hardware, both running CentOS 5.8. They both have 40 TB external RAID arrays attached (via eSATA) to LSI MegaRAID SAS 9280 cards. The array has a GUID partition ...
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Mounting LVM2 volume with XFS filesystem

Unfortunately I'm not able to access the data on my NAS anymore. I can't figure out why this is the case as I haven't changed anything. So I plugged one of the harddisks in my computer to access the ...
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Optimal raid array on Centos 6

I have 4x2TB disks and I want to create a well-performing RAID5 array (server is HP N40L microserver with 8GB RAM, booting from a 64GB SSHD). The OS is Centos 6.3, x86_64. I created the raid array ...
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from XEN to VMWare

I have migrated many xm virtual machine to vmware Using http://www.zoobey.com/index.php/resources/all-articles-list/268-xen-to-vmware , migrations were very smooth. But now I am struck in a xm ...
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Unable to mount device on Linux (XFS)

I am unable to mount a device on my server due to error when mounting, the device is type XFS. The mount command returns message: "mount: structure needs cleaning" I've tried using xfs_check and it ...
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Mount XFS partition on OS X using OSXFUSE

How can I mount an XFS-partition on OS X 10.7 using OSXFUSE? In their filesystem repository under filesystems-c/unixfs I have found minixfs. However, I'm not sure how to go about installing it and ...
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Restore XFS system to a point in time

I've just made the mistake of trying to install the proprietoy ATI drivers on 12.04 Ubuntu. It asked me to reboot, which I did, and was greyed with a kernel panic. Now I'm looking for the undo button,...
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Dead drive in LVM/XFS configuration

I had three drives in LVM: a 2 TB drive and two 1 TB drives (added later). One of the 1 TB drives -- I believe the third one -- has died. Spanning all three drives was an XFS partition. Reading: ...
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XFS Can't Read the Superblock

I awoke this morning to find an email from my RAID host (Linux software RAID) telling me that a drive had failed. It's consumer hardware, it's not a big deal. I have cold spares. However, when I ...
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XFS disk error in Ubuntu Server 11.04 / how to automount on hot plug

I was running Fedora 14 with 2x1TB firewire drive attached. It always mounted good, though sometimes after a long inactivity stopped opening, which was always solved by re-plugging it. I should add ...
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How to mount XFS filesystem in ubuntu

I am trying to mount a hard drive with an XFS filesystem on it in Ubuntu. It was originally formatted in a netgear stora NAS device. I am using a command in ubuntu like this, sudo mount -t xfs /dev/...
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From Ubuntu to OS X - can't fix permissions

I am using Ubuntu to transfer data from an XFS-formatted drive to a HFS+ formatted drive over USB. Problem is whatever I do, these files get write-protected and I cannot change their permissions. I ...
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Disadvantages of having a virtual machine with a different file system than host

I have a server with VMware Server 2 configured to host several virtual machines. I chose XFS as the filesystem for this main server because of his great handling of large files. But I want the ...
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What filesystem should I use for a large amount of disk space in Linux (>32TB)?

I am trying to make a large file system in linux, but have run into problems with many of the common file systems. JFS has a bug that does not allow expansion over 32TB. XFS has a bug in the fsck ...
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Mounting XFS filesystem on Mac

I would like to know if it is possible to mount an XFS filesystem on a Mac as I want to use XFS on my flash drive.
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Why won't xfs_check run?

I'm running a fully updated Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i686 server. I have an single XFS volume in an LVM group called /dev/mapper/vg0-bigthree. If I boot to single user mode and ensure that the volume is ...
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XFS won't mount with fstab options in Fedora 12

Okay, the topic says it all. I used the usual 'mkfs.xfs -l size=128m,lazy-count=1 /dev/sdX' at creation. After that, I would like to use custom mount options like: This goes instead of the "defaults" ...
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How can I access a Linux partition from Windows?

I'd like to be able to access my Linux /home partition from within Windows on a dual-boot machine. Since the partition is formatted for XFS, I can't use explore2fs. What other ways might I be able ...
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XFS and loss of data when power goes down

Each time electricity goes down, my desktop (without UPS) loses some temporary information. Opera can lose settings, history, cache, or mail accounts (Thanks heavens I was wise to use IMAP). ...