[Gluster-users] ext4 issue explained

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Wed Aug 15 08:37:32 UTC 2012

Brian Candler asks:
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 12:19:10AM -0700, Joe Julian wrote:
>>     I'm betting that your bricks are formatted ext4. If they are, you have
>>     a bug due to a recent structure change in ext4. If that is the problem,
>>     you can downgrade your kernel to before they backported the change (not
>>     sure which version that is though), or reformat your bricks xfs.
> Do you have a link to any info on that issue?
> Does it only affect RedHat, or does it also affect distros running new
> kernels?
> I am using ext4 rather than xfs because I was reliably able to make machines
> running xfs lock up (these are Ubuntu not RedHat BTW) just by throwing
> bonnie++ load at them, but not when running the same test on ext4.
I have written up an article at 
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