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XFS is a scalable, high-performance journaled filesystem that performs very well for parallel accesses/writes.

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XFS filesystem different amount of free space, if mounted RW vs RO

I have big disk (14 TB), and fill it with big files (~100GB each), so I use XFS filesystem. After disk is full (52G free) - I remount partition as read-only, to protect files. And there is 143G of ...
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XFS for a beginner

I'm using UBU 22.04 LTS and need to partition a USB stick with xfs file system.DISKS app says i don't have mkfs.xfs or something like that.How do i solve this?Complete novice.
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How to find invalid XFS mount/fstab options?

I'm using latest Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS on a HPE MicroServer, I have a HPE P420 RAID card with battery, with 4 HDDs attached in 2 logical arrays, one is a mirror of 2pcs of 1 TB HDDs (root), and one ...
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Mount a network-attached drive with xfs file system and username/password requirement

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, and I recently purchased a Buffalo LS210D27F network storage drive and attached it to my network. I can access the drive's dashboard through a web browser, but I do ...
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move any writes from one directory in filesystem type to another directory in filesystem type

say for example I've a directory /abc/123/tmpdir on ext4/xfs or may be any other file system type. If I've to mount above directory onto a different directory something like - /xyz/321/tmpdir on a zfs ...
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df, du, xfs_quota shows three different disk usage on xfs partition

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 server which is used by a backup software as a storage. The backup software saves the data to a xfs partition (/backup) which is on RAID5. The root filesystem is ext4. When I ...
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How to set quota per directory/sub-directory in Ubuntu

At the moment I use Oracle VM on a local environment, but the final intention is to utilize it in the server. Filesystem type is xfs and the OS of VM is Ubuntu but if needed I can install any other ...
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XFS Log I/O Error Detected.....but WHY?

I added a brand new drive to my Ubuntu 20.04 system, got it all set up, formatted it XFS, and now twice in two days I have had the system crash with the following error on the console: XFS (sdb1): Log ...
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GParted can't make physical xfs partition smaller, but can make larger

I have read all topics about partition resizing, GParted FAQ. In my case I can't resize my (sda1) physical xfs partition (make it smaller), but can make it larger. I tried it from my real linux ...
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How can I recover a deleted disk image file that was made using dd?

I accidentally deleted a disk image that I created using dd. The drive that the disk image file was on has an XFS file system. I was looking to use photorec but it does not appear to have the ability ...
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xfs filesystem being mounted at /disk supports timestamps until 2038 (0x7fffffff)

I have noticed this in kernel logs (with 20.10): xfs filesystem being mounted at XYZ supports timestamps until 2038 (0x7fffffff) This was V4 of the XFS file system. So I thought, I would buy a new ...
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XFS File Not Displayed in Login System Info

I have upgraded a file system from EXT4 to XFS. When I log onto the server the EXT4 file system utilization information is displayed however the XFS file system information is not. How do I correct ...
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sudo mkfs -t xfs /dev/xvda mkfs.xfs: cannot open /dev/xvda: Device or resource busy

Is it possible to format my whole root EC2 instance to XFS while I'm logged into my instance? On a fresh install I am trying on EC2 Ubuntu 20.04: sudo mkfs -t xfs /dev/xvda Which is giving mkfs.xfs: ...
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Xubuntu 19.10 can't mount XFS partitions

Have a machine with Xubuntu 19.10 on it. I previously formatted a drive with EXT4 and had no problems mounting it (i put it in FSTAB) I decided I wanted XFS on it as it was previously an XFS drive ...
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Would it be worth switching to XFS from EXT on AWS EC2 t2.micro that is running MongoDB

Currently I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on an AWS EC2 t2.micro server. On the server I am using EXT4 for the filesystem but the MongoDB doc recommends to use XFS. Though while looking around, I’ve seen ...
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Is XFS supported as the root file system on Ubuntu 18.04?

Does Ubuntu Server 18.04 support XFS for the root filesystem? The Ubuntu wiki says GRUB-Support is in an early stage, therefore using xfs as boot-filesystem can be a bad idea I plan to use a ...
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Why does changing a device UUID prevent boot?

While trying to recover my ec2 instance, I noticed I could not mount the root volume of that instance on other machine without generating a new UUID using xfs_admin -U generate /dev/xdfg. (This is ...
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How to increase space allocated to inode in XFS filesystem

We are facing a problem with a ceph osd node which uses an XFS file system. The mount has become non-writeable. It gives the following error: root@fab-prod-ceph-h3:/var/lib/ceph/osd/ceph-6# touch ...
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How to mount XFS file system from inside initramfs?

Ubuntu 18.04 workstation (Desktop) locks up. I reset the system and boot up to the (initramfs) prompt. I reboot grml from a USB stick. I activate the volume groups (vgchange -a y ...) I mount the XFS ...
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gparted gives an error when checking the xfs file system

I use ubuntu 16.04 (64). An additional, non-system drive is formatted in XFS. After a power failure, I decided to check it. Gparted report: GParted 0.25.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid --enable-online-...
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Random deletions on XFS-formatted external hard drive

I'm not sure if anyone can provide insight or aim me to some additional logs to search for, but this is a growing concern... I run ubuntu-server (17.10) on an ancient laptop with an external hard ...
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XFS root partition free space inconsistency

some time ago (I think it started after my upgrade to 16.04) I started receiving notifications about going low with free space on the root partition. First I thought that it might be due to packages ...
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How to install GRUB on RAID6 with Ubuntu Server 16.04.1?

The hardware I am using uses a "BIOS legacy" boot schema, so no UEFI stuff is involved. My initial setup has 4 SAS disks from which I created a raid6 device (md0). Then I partitioned it into md0p1 ...
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Ubuntu Server RAID6 (md) + LVM2: formatting stuck at 33%

BIG NOTE. I am not a newbie with Linux and this is not the first time I install Linux in such a manner. I am installing a new Ubuntu Server (16.04, x86_64). Its four disks have been put together to ...
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What's the command to defrag XFS?

I have a /home partition in a separate disk with XFS, how do I de-fragment it ? (on-line or off-line) I haven't tried anything yet and the / partition has BTRFS. Also how to schedule it would be nice....
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How long does it take to finish xfs_repair? [closed]

If my H.D.D. is almost 2TB, how long should it take to finish it?
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Can't automount XFS partition

This is my friends netbook which is an Asus eeepc 1015h with 2GB Ram and 250GB HDD. Here is the problem when I go to "disks" under Preferences and choose /sda2 and settings then I can set the slider ...
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How to install Ubuntu Desktop on XFS or BRTFS using automatic partitioning?

Currently, when install Ubuntu Desktop, and by choosing automatic partition for a brand new hard drive, there is no way to select which file system will be used for it. It auto-selects EXT4 and the ...
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what is xfsprogs doing in ubuntu install?

I was just watching Ubuntu installer do its thing, and it said "completely removed xfsprogs". I'm just wondering why it installed it? This is a clean install. is xfsprogs part of the installer (Mate ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bad taint

Any body got the solution for the below question? please share it. I couldn't add comment ,so i created new question here. Ubuntu 14.04 bad taint on XFS and BTRFS Problem: I have installed Ubuntu 14....
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Unable to mount device - believe it's XFS type

I have a hard drive from a Javelin S4 (similar to Promise NS4600N) enclosure that was setup as a single disk RAID0 that I have tried adding to my Linux Ubuntu server (14.x) generic "Linux 3.13.0-49-...
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What happens in bcache if the cache ssd dies?

I'm creating a NAS and I've been doing a lot of research on the different SSD caches. I have a 120gb ssd which is more than enough for the OS so I want to use most of it as a cache for the md raid5 ...
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Is there anyway to undo wipefs?

So I (very stupidly) performed a wipefs on my XFS formatted 4tb Linux (software) raid 5 array in trying to convert over to a bcache setup (I was following some instructions online and should have paid ...
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Can't Reboot mdraid

I just created a raid 0 array with the following commands: # Install the necessary packages sudo apt-get install xfsprogs mdadm -y # Create the RAID 0 array. mdadm --create --verbose /dev/md0 --...
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Can't mount xfs filesystem after reboot

I have an amazon ec2 instance running Ubuntu 12.04. It has an attached EBS volume formatted as XFS. It's worked fine for a long time. However, after a reboot today, the volume is no longer being ...
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How to convert an XFS file system to HFS+

I have repeatedly convinced of the reliability of the XFS file system , and I was more than satisfied . I was happy with everything in Ubuntu 14.04 ( great software) , but there is a little "but ! " ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.04 LTS xfs xlog_space_left

I am running Kernel: 3.2.0-59-generic will moving to 3.2.0-61-generic fix the issue with xlog_space_left: head behind tail? I do a serious amount of lvsnap shots every hour on a mysql database on a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bad taint on XFS and BTRFS

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a physical machine and a virtual machine and after the first reboot (and also at random times) on the screen I get a bad taint message for XFS and BTRFS ...
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Expanding an encrypted xfs volume

I am working on expanding a currently attached volume to one of my Ubuntu Amazon AWS servers, but I am having some problems. I already created a new volume from a snapshot, then attached the newly ...
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Why is xfs filesystem type greyed out in Gparted?

I have a large hd that only 1/2 of it is an ext4 for /home. I am trying to make another partition using the XFS filesystem but its greyed out in Gparted. From what I have read here https://wiki.ubuntu....
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JFS support missing on EC2 instance?

I just launched new EC2 instances with the Ubuntu precise and saucy AMIs. I installed jfsutils, but I am unable to mount a JFS volume: $ sudo mount -a mount: unknown filesystem type 'jfs' Looking at ...
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Formated xfs partition to ext4 by mistake, can it be recovered?

I formatted a xfs partition by mistake to ext4. Can this be undone and the data recovered? Actually, I did not chose to have the partition reformatted during installation, I just kept the default ...
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Mount disc Xfs filesystem

How can I mount a disc with a xfs file system? I'm using sudo mount /dev/sdc2 /media/mntiomega i receive the error: you must specify the filesystem
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How can I recover files from an XFS file system without spending money on software?

I have an old Iomega NAS, that has stopped working. The drive is still good, I just need to recover the files. Both of my Ubuntu machines recognize the drives in the Disks utility, but I can't do ...
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What are the steps to modify a filesystem (say XFS)?

I intend to make some changes to XFS filesystem. I have never done this before. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.2.0-40-generic-pae Is there a documentation on the steps involved in doing so? I ...
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How to access a XFS partition on external USB drives?

How do I obtain access rights in XFS? My external HD connected to a Samsung SmartTV keeps on breaking down. I want to add avi and mk4 files to the hard-drive but I have no access via Ubuntu. How ...
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Why do I get more free space than ext4 after formatting in XFS?

I've bought a 1TB external hard drive and after formatting the entire drive in ext4 Nautilus says there are 934.3 GB of free space. I've also tested formatting the drive in XFS, and in this case ...
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