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EXT4-fs error (device loop0): ext4_lookup: deleted inode referenced:

Is this a serious issue? Just noticed it after doing a 15GB CPanel Account Restore.

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It's a sign of a dirty filesystem which should be fixable by running an fsck on the filesystem.

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This requires the data center to unmount the drive and fsck it right? If I don't this could get worse right? Would there be risk of data loss? –  Julia Roberts Nov 8 '12 at 5:02
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Yes, you'll need to unmount the filesystem before running fsck. You didn't specify how many inodes it was complaining about but it is advisable to run it to clean up orphaned references. –  kernelpanic Nov 8 '12 at 22:33

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