Questions tagged [xfs]

XFS is a file system originally for SGI's IRIX OS, but is now available for Linux. It is known for handling large files and large file systems well, one of the few Linux file systems that can handle partitions over 16.8TB.

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I can mount a samba share from windows and see what it holds but cannot create files or directories

[Newbie warning! this is my first time setting up Samba. I'm almost there but...] Server is running Centos 8, Samba V4.10.4 Shared filesystem is xfs, I have enabled extended attributes and tested ...
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Find deleted files and directories in XFS without using XFS_DB

Is there another utility that can be used on an XFS file system that does not require the file system to be unmounted. If have a live server, but I don't want to take it off line and only want to ...
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Organizing millions of files in ftp with btrfs file system

I have FTP that should handle about 1 million files if not more. file sizes are variable between 1MB to 100Mb but the have average of 30MB. We have about 1000 resources and hundreds of thousand site ...
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Scripting of partitioning NVME disk will not mount

I am trying to update a legacy script that grows an xfs partition on a disk that now uses nvme based drives. It uses parted to remove and recreate the partition over the entire disk. Which now ...
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MDADM Raid10 event mismatch after restart

I made a raid10 with 8x8TB drives the file system on it is XFS. I never had any issue with it. The raid is configured as near2 and internal bitmap. The drives are connected to a LSI-9211-8i in HBA ...
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extending a LVM partition > 2TB on Fedora 31 to use all unallocated disk space

We have a Dell R420 with the Perc H710 Mini that was configured with 3 1TB drives in a RAID 5. I added another 1TB drive and thanks to a little help from the Dell discussion board, the RAID 5 ...
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repair file system by edit the fstab file

is it possible to run xfs repair by re-edit the fstab file? /dev/mapper/vg-linux_root / xfs defaults 0 0 UUID=7de1dc5c-b605-4a6f-bdf1-f1e869f6ffb9 /boot xfs ...
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centos emergency mode I/O Error

I have an issue with a centOS virtual maschine which instantly enters emergency mode. Error is I/O error on dev dm-2, logical block 3300336, async page read. I tried xfs_repair -L, it is not ...
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After reboot of CentOS Linux release 7.7.1908 (Core)server ,it stopped xfs support

After reboot of CentOS Linux release 7.7.1908 (Core)server ,it stopped xfs support and throws below error mount: unknown filesystem type 'xfs' #lsmod | grep xfs is not showing anything and #...
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Ext4 vs. XFS vs. Btrfs vs. ZFS for NAS [closed]

My use case: I have Ubuntu Server 18.04 installed on an M.2 SSD. I have a 4TB HDD I want to add as storage. Since it's mostly for large media files and backups, it won't be written to very often. ...
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Pod stuck on ContainerCreating due to FailedMount

I have a sporadic issue specifically with big volumes (~2TB) where the pod in my Kubernetes cluster is stuck on "ContainerCreating" with the reason : failed to mount the volume as "xfs", it already ...
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is it right to mix diff file system between kafka machines

we have kafka cluster with 3 machines each kafka machine use disk for DATA , and each disk is 20TB size the file system on the disk is ext4 now we want to add additional 5 kafka machines but to ...
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mkfs + xfs + what is the right mkfs cli in order to create xfs file-system on huge disk

We need to create xfs file-system on kafka disk The special thing about kafka disk is the disk size kafka disk have 20TB size in our case I not sure about the following mkfs , but I need advice to ...
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How to ensure a sync write during a cp on a xfs filesystem?

I'm in need for a synchron write to disk of a filecopy (unix cp command) on this xfs filesystem: $ mount | grep /dev/mapper/vg_uservg-pgxlog_archive /dev/mapper/vg_uservg-pgxlog_archive on /...
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shrink LVM (not XFS) to use for guest nodes (KVM)

I have /homemountpoint (Type=LVM). how can I reduce/home` from 418G to 200G and use remaining disk space for guest(KVM) Node? because XFS can not be shrunk (). localhost home]$ lsblk NAME ...
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google cloud resize partition

New Cloud Compute VM instance with the Centos 7 image. Even though I picked 100GB disk size the Centos image had 10GB boot disk. I have tried extending the /dev/sda2 to utilize the unused space but so ...
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Can't grow XFS file system on Amazon EC2

I added some space to an EBS volume on an Amazon EC2 but tried growing the partition before it had finished optimizing the disk and making all the space available. Now I can see the correct drive size ...
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Newly created XFS filesystem shows 78 GB used

We have a 12 TB RAID 6 array which is supposed to be set up as a single partition with an XFS file system. On creating the new file system, it says it has 78 GB in use, but there are no files on ...
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Why does XFS uses lvm cache chunk size instead the raid5 setup for sunit/swidth

I have 4 disks available on my virtual machine for testing sdb, sdc, sdd, and sde. The first 3 disks are used for a RAID5 configuration, the last disk is used as lvm cache drive. What I don't ...
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Quota on filesystem mounted via SSHFS

On client C, a directory from server S is mounted via SSHFS (authenticated as user U). The relevant filesystem on S has a quota set. How can a user on C see her quota? The quota command run on C ...
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XFS repair ok, but still cannot boot (CentOS 7)

Centos7 system running on Dell R610 server (old) with RAID. Started seeing xfs errors trying to do "yum update". Booted from rescue CD, and ran xfs_repair on root disk (/dev/mapper/centos-root). ...
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XFS with No Barrier Mount option deprecated

I tried to perform SQL Server database restore with xfs filesystem and barrier=0 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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xfs_quota and LDAP

I am looking if there is a way to store the user quotas on LDAP and then to use them on each server (with Ubuntu 18.04 installed) through xfs_quota. I saw there is an ObjectClass: systemQuotas but how ...
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linux filesytem options for vmware esxi nfs datastore

I want to use linux based NFS datatstore in vmware esxi 6.5 .Which linux file system is best suited for this prurpose ? I tried xfs,but it has defrangementation issue mentioned here https://blog....
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How can I check if I have these XFS metadata scalability improvements on CentOS6?

We seem to be having trouble with some metadata update performance on CentOS6, so I am checking to see if we have the improvements mentioned in this presentation by Dave Chinner: http://xfs.org/...
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xfs_growfs: is not a mounted xfs filesystem when trying to grow ol-root

I have 25+ VM's running OL7.5. As they grow/get repurposed I sometimes need to add more HDD to them. I have added space to ol-root and ol-swap many times before, following [in summary] : fdisk to ...
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Using Mkfs.xfs and setting the version information

When I use mkfs.xfs it is not enabling NLINK. I have another drive in the machine that is set up the exact what I need this drive setup and the only difference is NLINK on one and not on the other. ...
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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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How to ensure a consistent backup? [duplicate]

I'm running MongoDB 4.0 with the WiredTiger storage engine under CentOS 7. The data files are held on a mounted XFS volume. I can't use my hosting provider's backup service because it doesn't support ...
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Give permission to folder and subfolders to multiple users with ability to overwrite files

I know the question is pretty common, but I not seems to find good answer. Setup is following - there is webserver and there is a folder where Apache (user www-data) create directories and upload / ...
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zsh: locking failed for /home/centos/.zsh_history: no space left on device: reading anyway

I am using CentOS image from AWS EC2, I have root volume attached which is 150 GB and I see below error message after I login zsh: locking failed for /home/centos/.zsh_history: no space left on ...
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Best practices for filesystem stored in a file

For GDPR purposes, I will need to setup encrypted filesystem on my server. My server comes with single partition formatted as XFS - this is stock I can not change this. I plan to do big file 1TB or ...
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Hung kernel tasks after unclean shutdown of ceph cluster

I am running ceph (created by the rook-ceph operator v0.9.3) on kubernetes v1.13. After an unclean shutdown of our cluster, some processes randomly go into uninterruptible sleep. After some time, the ...
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Resize partition using parted

There is a pretty big file-server(~85TB) running xfs file system, on Centos 6.9 which we use for our backups. We were out of space, so I added 10 new similar drives to the array and rebuilt RAID 6 ...
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Recover file damaged by vi when over quota?

A user edited a file while he was over quota, and the new file could not be written back to disk. He used vi. The disk is on a NFS server which uses XFS. CentOS 6 on the NFS server and CentOS 7 on ...
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Failed XFS after resizing partition

I pretty much followed the same general idea as here: Resizing a partition -Resize VMware disk: Through vSphere, resize disk from 100GB to 300GB (Reboot VM) -Delete partition (fdisk /dev/sdb, d, 1) -...
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Hard disk with xfs file system has bad write performance in subfolders

Our server has a raid6 array (10+2 disks, each disk is 6TB/SATA/7200rpm). We plan to make it an NFS storage shared with other clients. However, the writing speed is very slow: [root@Server ~]# mkfs....
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XFS Realtime (CONFIG_XFS_RT), Is it really usefull for high i/o servers?

Recently we got more crashes and i/o errors from XFS filesystem. The reason what we thinks about it because of high disk i/o. We are uploading several GB's of data and deleting per week for big data ...
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Resize xfs root partition

Fedora 25 Hey guys, I've just cloned my 120gb SSD to a 240gb SSD, and would like to extend my root partition. It seems this isn't as easy as I was hoping and could use some assistance! fdisk -l ...
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How to recover a TAR file from a partially overwritten XFS disk?

This is the scenario. The environment is Linux (Arch Linux actually). An uncompressed 1,3TB tar file has been written on a freshely XFS-formatted 2TB disk as a backup. Later on, a 586MB UEFI boot ...
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What are the guidelines for xfs metadata size?

I will use a 4TB disk on a CentOS machine that will serve Samba shares to Windows clients. I understand that xfs can write the metadata in a different physical disk. How large/fast should be that ...
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xfs_db reports high file fragmentation where VM is located, but VM shows almost no fragmentation

I have several libvirt VMs stored on xfs partitions and am using gluster to replicate the storage. The VMs use qcow2 for storage. Some of the partitions where the VMs are located indicate high file ...
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xfs_fsr reports insufficient freespace on large VM images

I have several systems using glusterfs and xfs partitions. Some of these systems are hosts for VMs (using libvirt and with qcow2 for storage). I noticed that there was some substantial fragmentation ...
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MariaDB 10.3 CPU usage, Server performance suggestions

my platform: 8 cores, CPU benchmark > 10k (Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 v2 @ 3.70GHz) 32GB of RAM 2x 7200 SATA enterprise HDD, 128MB cache, each of them have physical 512b block size Actual file ...
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File system, that handles over 2 million files

I'm going to store files in one folder in my server. The amount of files will exceed 2 million. Each file size will have range between 5MB - 100MB. What kind of file system can handle well that ...
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Centos 7 Move storage space from one filesystem to another

I have a server using Centos 7, and with the storage capacity allocated as such: What I would like to do is take some of the space from the /dev/mapper/centos-home file system and give it to /dev/...
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Why do my SSD read latency benchmarks get markedly worse when I put an XFS filesystem on top?

I am benchmarking a small server box based on the SuperMicro E300-8D. I've installed the latest CentOS 7.5 with the latest updates, 64GB of DDR4-2100 RAM, and a Samsung 970 EVO 1TB NVMe SSD. The OS ...
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Understanding XFS inode limits

I reached the inode limit on my XFS partition. There are plenty of questions about this. Some suggest the answer is to increase the maximum percentage of space allocated for inodes. Or, as the ...
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XFS fs does not mount on boot but mounts ro ok from cli

I have a server with a LSI raid controller. The server shows two devices sda and sdb. sdb is not partitioned but has a xfs fs formatted directly (i don't know why) into it. We decide to reboot it ...
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how to remove a project id from xfs project quota?

I successfully use xfs project (or directory) quota. However I just discovered that I am unable to remove quota information once I don't need it anymore. For example, I had 3 projects with project id ...

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