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From: "Leon Kolchinsky" <leonk@construct.haifa.ac.il>
To: "'Ahmed El Zein'" <a.elzein@gawab.net>, "'David Chinner'" <dgc@sgi.com>
Cc: "'Ramy M. Hassan '" <ramy@gawab.com>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, <xfs@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: RE: xfs internal error on a new filesystem
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 15:56:01 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070218135844.9300C14A856@mail.edu.haifa.ac.il> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070215161932.3230.qmail@info11.gawab.com>

> >
> >> Do u recommend that we switch back to reiserfs ?
> >
> >Not yet.
> >
> >> Could it be a hardware related problems  ?
> >
> >Yes. Do you have ECC memory on your server? Have you run memtest86?
> >Were there any I/O errors in the log prior to the shutdown message?
> Yes, we have ECC memory.
> We will try to run memtest86 as soon as possible.
> There were no I/O errors in the log prior to the shutdown message.
> 
> Btw, this is a vmware image. /vol/6 is an exported physical partition.
> 

I've read that vmware do disk caching by default and we know xfs has problem
with when disaster strikes.

You definitely should disable disk caching on you side. 

> >Cheers,
> >
> >Dave.
> >--
> >Dave Chinner
> >Principal Engineer
> >SGI Australian Software Group
> >
>


Regards,
Leon Kolchinsky
 



  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-18 14:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-15 16:19 Ahmed El Zein
2007-02-16 17:58 ` David Chinner
2007-02-18 13:56 ` Leon Kolchinsky [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2007-02-14 10:24 Ramy M. Hassan 
2007-02-14 10:40 ` Jan-Benedict Glaw
2007-02-14 10:48 ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-15  9:16 ` David Chinner

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