[Lustre-discuss] Group descriptors corrupted

John White jwhite at lbl.gov
Wed May 19 16:37:51 PDT 2010

A little help here?  One OST fails to mount with the following:

LDISKFS-fs: group descriptors corrupted!
LustreError: 8364:0:(obd_mount.c:1278:server_kernel_mount()) premount /dev/mpath/lun_13:0x0 ldiskfs failed: -22, ldiskfs2 failed: -19.  Is the ldiskfs module available?
LustreError: 8364:0:(obd_mount.c:1592:server_fill_super()) Unable to mount device /dev/mpath/lun_13: -22
LustreError: 8364:0:(obd_mount.c:1997:lustre_fill_super()) Unable to mount  (-22)
LDISKFS-fs error (device dm-13): ldiskfs_check_descriptors: Checksum for group 2560 failed (12546!=45229)

I assume running an e2fsck -fy against the OST is the prefered solution, I just want to confirm.  'e2fsck -fn [dev]' gives:
Group descriptor 2560 checksum is invalid.  Fix? no
Group descriptor 2687 checksum is invalid.  Fix? no

John White
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