[DRBD-user] input/output error in drbd after deleting files
Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Jun 8 17:50:24 CEST 2006
/ 2006-06-08 09:16:49 -0400
\ lu.guanqing at connexim.ca:
> We have run drbd between two nodes with RHEL3.3 OS since last
> November. Yesterday, we had input/output error: nobody, even not root,
> could write into the filesystem. The problem was corrected by
> shutdowning the drbd service and filesystem checking. When I did the
> fsck, there were a lot of inode errors. I remember that we deleted a lot
> of log files in the drbd filesystem two weeks ago.
> My question are:
> 1. Is deleting a lot of files the cause of input/output error in the
> drbd filesystem?
["in the file system on the drbd" drbd is NOT a file system...]
this is most likely not a problem of drbd,
but may be a problem of your hardware (e.g. bits flipflopping on DMA access,
or bad memory; I have seen both numerous times)
or kernel version (e.g. the infamous bio_clone bug...)
> 2. is it a regular process to do an fsck after deleting a lot of files
> in the drbd filesystem?
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