GFS2 consistency....

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Dec 21 16:16:49 MST 2011

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 04:12:29PM +0530, SATHYA - IT wrote:
> We are having an cluster environment running on GFS2 + CTDB + Samba. Due to
> some unavoidable circumstances we were forced to hard reboot the server 2 to
> 3 times. After the 3rd time restart, everything worked fine without any
> issues. But after 4 to 5 hours online, we got a trigger stating File System
> consistency error in one of the GFS2 partition. Hard reboot of 2 to 3 times
> a server, whether it affects the GFS2 file system. Is that the file system
> is that much sensitive. Whereas we won't have any issues in ext3/ext4 file
> system earlier in related scenarios. Can anyone revert on the GFS2
> consistency and its recommendation to run in production environment.

This doesn't sound like a Samba issue, sorry to not be of help. Samba
is just a userspace app running on top of the filesystem.


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