Awesome, thanks for the explanation! Glad to hear its working now
On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 12:34 PM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Matty Sarro wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 2:01 PM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Looks like the fsck bug has been stomped! I did a 960G drive this
> >> morning, and I'm 90% of the way through a 1.4T drive, both of which
> have *lots*
> >> of files and hard links, and it has *not* hung at 70.1%, and is running
> >> reasonable speed.
> >> Thanks to the folks who got this one. I *really* needed to do this, esp.
> >> to our backup drives.
> > Pardon my ignorance, but can you detail the bug a little more, or link to
> > a bug report? I'm unafamiliar
> Don't remember the bug report, but on large drives with a *lot* of files -
> you know, the kind that you use to back up /home? - if you gave fsck a -C,
> so you could see the progress, you knew that it got to, I forget if it was
> 70% or 70.1%, but at that point, it was dead. Never came back, even
> leaving it overnight.
> Interestingly enough, just today, there was a report of a bugfix for
> e2fsprogs, and one of those may have sounded like it was related.
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