[CentOS] XFS zero length file problem

Mon Jun 10 18:43:16 UTC 2013
James Pearson <james-p at moving-picture.com>

John R Pierce:
> we're running into a scenario similar to this with CentOS 6, zero length
> files after a system crash.
> http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2012-02/msg00607.html
> I'm not exactly sure which kernel version they are running in production
> (its in China), but I'm trying to find out.   its probably a year or so
> old, our manufacturing operations folks do NOT like installing random
> updates without very good reasons.
> meanwhile, I wonder if anyone familiar with it knows if the fix that
> Dave Chinner discusses in that posting I link above has been backported
> to a recent EL6 kernel.

This was fixed in EL6 kernels a while ago - see:


James Pearson