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XFS is an open source file system for Linux.

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xfsdump creates very large incremental backups

I am trying to backup a MongoDB database using a combination of LVM snapshots and xfsdump. The MongoDB runs in a docker container with a persistent volume residing on its own Logical Volume, that is ...
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Recover XFS partition after writing Ubuntu ISO over it

I usually write my ISO distros on USB pendrives with USB Writer or "dd" command. Accidentaly, I selected a 1TB HD connected via USB external dock station to write an Ubuntu ISO. ISO was about 2GB, but ...
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What is a “Project” in Project quota? Is it another name for “file directory”?

I was reading this blog about XFS Quota management, which mentions about project disk quota management. I am trying to reason what is meant by a Project.
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dd failing to corrupt an xfs mounted in memory

I am trying to corrupt an xfs file system and then run xfs_repair on it. But I am having trouble with the corruption. I tried corrupting by doing this: root@node-1:/# perl -E "print '*' x 1000000000"...
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XFS with No Barrier Mount option deprecated

I tried to perform SQL Server database restore with xfs filesystem and nobarrier in Azure cloud environment. It performs restore of some 15GB data in around 8 minutes. I heard this option is getting ...
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Hanging XFS filesystem on encrypted USB device

I have an XFS filesystem mounted from LUKS encrypted partition on a USB device on Arch Linux. It works fine sometimes, but occasionally hangs (or gets incredibly slow?) for minutes at a time when ...
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Format new parition of drive with xfs version 4 in Linux

I am working on an arcade machine and it cannot be updated unfortunately. A drive has corrupted data on it and in order to delete it I need to re-partition that drive. (I know it's the data and not ...
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Why an empty directory has large volume?

All the directories below are empty [user@xxxx ~]$ ls -lah /home/1m total 387M drwxr-xr-x 22 foo foo 4.0K Apr 17 22:49 . drwxr-xr-x 10 foo foo 4.0K Apr 17 22:49 .. drwxr-xr-x 2 foo foo 9.2M Apr 17 ...
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xfs_repair fails to complete with error “Aborted (core dumped)”

I have a RHEL version 6 machine (appliance) configured with a RAID 6 array containing 12 disks, configured for DRBD with an identical appliance in the same physical chassis. This array is partitioned ...
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Why do an XFS volume need to be mounted in order to resize?

If I have an ext4 volume I can resize it regardless of it being mounted or not using the resize2fs command (supplying the device), but for an XFS formatted partition I would need to mount the volume ...
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How to format as XFS version 4?

Apparently, my router uses a legacy Linux kernel and can't read / write to XFS5 despite the support page claiming it has full read-write compatibility with XFS. I currently use Ubuntu 18.10, and I ...
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xfs formatted USB HDD getting mounted as yaffs filesystem with mount option '-t auto' in mdev automount.sh

working on linux 3.12 kernel on custom board. I am trying to mount XFS formatted USB HDD on board, but on board kernel mounts HDD filesystem as yaffs. My kernel supports both xfs and yaffs, i need ...
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Recreating an XFS file system with `ftype=1`

I have a CentOS 7 system where the root file system is XFS (created with ftype=0, the default CentOS setting at the time the system was installed). Unfortunately, the Docker overlay2 storage driver ...
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xfs_repair is stuck - safe to kill it?

Centos 6.9 So, I had two 40TB volumes fail, at least nominally, after reconfiguring the raid they're a part of. The raid volumes are ok, but when mounting them, one reported "can't read superblock", ...
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CentOS 7 Root Logical Volume Being Checked Every boot

The boot time of my CentOS 7 system is being severely slowed down because FS checks are being performed EVERY time: Started Show Plymouth Boot Screen. [ OK ] Reached target Paths. [ OK ] Reached ...
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Recovery xfs partitions (after low space, i think)

I don't really know the cause of that failure. I think, it caused by insufficient free space and hard reboot. So. We have Centos installed on the HyperV's virtual machine. File system is xfs. After ...
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XFS Filesystem Backward Compatibility

I have been running a server for the past couple of weeks with CentOS-7 and it has worked out quite well. The current kernel version is: 3.10.0-514.6.1.el7.x86_64 This machine has 40TB of storage ...
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How to find out the last time an XFS partition was mounted

I found the answer to this question, but that only works for EXT* filesystems, there's an answer also for NFS (even though the question tagged ext4). However I'm using XFS so neither of the answers ...
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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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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 shows folder size less than 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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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.