[mythtv-users] Most Reliable FS. XFS maybe causing crash
mache at creeger.com
Fri Sep 15 21:09:58 UTC 2006
I have had similar problems in my fully patched up FC5 system. This
is especially true when I copy a large stream from a PC to the server
-- Mache Creeger
At 12:25 PM 9/15/2006, Mark wrote:
>On Friday 15 September 2006 13:20, John Goerzen wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 01:10:31PM -0600, Mark wrote:
> > > I have about 700G on a SW RAID with XFS. I am seeing crashes and it may
> > > be due to XFS oopsing the kernel.
> > I think you ought to probe that a bit more. We are using XFS on dozens
> > of servers here, all of which should be seeing much more rigorous usage
> > than MythTV, and have never had such a problem.
> > Things to consider:
> > 1) This could actually be a symptom of a hardware problem
> > 2) What kernel are you using? If it isn't one from kernel.org, your
> > distribution vendor may have patched XFS and broken it
> > 3)
> > > Question, is ext3 the MOST reliable ( but performant enough ) FS to go
> > > with? Reliability at this point is pretty critical so....
> > > I was using XFS on Jerods guide recommend but JFS may also be an option
> > > but I know little about it.
> > We have had problems with JFS and reiser (all versions) relating to data
> > integrity after a crash. XFS and ext3 are the only journal ones I'd
> > call reliable. Note that XFS crash sematics are only as reliable as
> > ext3 after 2.6.17.
> > -- John
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>I am using FC5 update kernel. So you could be right. I hav enot
>been able to
>catch any syslog info on the issue, so hardware is very difficult to
>troubleshoot. I have moved the raid around ( different bus etc.. ) changed
>the power supply but would like to get more info somehow. I can crash the
>system by moving a mass stream of data off/on the server, so load or FS
>Ideas on how to proceed with more hardware troubleshooting?
>Have you found XFS more performant thatn ext3?
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