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Date:	Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:06:46 -0400
From:	Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
To:	Terry <td3201@...il.com>
Cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: ext4 won't mount - fsck required - 2nd fsck in less than a week

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 12:07:14PM -0500, Terry wrote:
> 
> RHEL 6.3 with kernel 2.6.32-279.5.2.el6.x86_64

I'll let Eric or Lukas comment, but as far as I know the ext4 in the
RHEL 6 kernels has been quite stable (there are a lot of bug fixes
that have been backported to the RHEL 6 kernel, and while it doesn't
have some of the newer ext4 features, it doesn't have any of the more
exciting bugs that might come with the newer features :-).

So I really would strongly suspect the SAN or the SAN-attached storage
as being flaky, causing the file system corruptions which is leading
to the kernel and e2fsck complaining.

Regards,

						- Ted



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