Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 402971
GFS2: gfs2_edit savemeta doesn't save rindex file
Last modified: 2010-01-11 22:40:36 EST
Description of problem:
If you do gfs2_edit savemeta, it's not saving the contents of the
rindex file, which is vital.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL 5.2 prototype
Steps to Reproduce:
1. gfs2_edit savemeta /dev/roth_vg/roth_lv /tmp/meta
2. gfs2_edit printsavedmeta /tmp/meta | less
/tmp/meta may contain the rindex metadata, but does not contain the
The rindex file should be saved in its entirety.
Requesting ack flags for inclusion into 5.2.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Created attachment 271451 [details]
Patch to fix the problem
This patch saves the rindex file correctly. It also fixes a problem
with saving corrupt file systems.
The patch was tested on system roth-01. The fix was committed to
CVS at the HEAD and RHEL5 branches. Changing status to Modified.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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