The logic to achieve this is to take backup of XFS filesystem using xfsdump and then create new LV of reduced size, format it with XFS and then restore the contents using xfsrestore utility.
I am assuming that a new disk is assigned to Linux box and i am going to perform below steps on CentOS 7.
We offer two Linux distros: – CentOS Linux is a consistent, manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. Meanwhile the Ext family was never designed for anything modern and it was never redesigned, it just got patched, patched and patched without fixing the root issues. Install XFS backup tool The next step is to format the new hard drive with the desired file system using the command mkfs (make file system) mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdb1. This command will list all sub volumes including snapshots . Viewed 42k times 8. We will see how to create xfs filesystem, how to grow xfs filesystem, how to repair the xfs file system, and check xfs filesystem along with command examples. So, start the parted program with selecting the /dev/sdb disk and issue print command to show disk status.
Put this raid into an LVM and format in XFS to be able to expand the storage easily. XFS is the default file system on CentOS 7 and RHEL 7. Mount Your Drive. I am assuming that a new disk is assigned to Linux box and i am going to perform below … mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdb1 It’ll now go off and start writing the filesystem. By default CentOS/RHEL is installing using XFS file system .
changing filesystem format from xfs to ext4 without losing data. I have a fresh Lucid Lynx (Ubuntu 10.04) running on a laptop. Format the new partition using Ext4. We write 1gb file at 1.2 gb/s read at 1.0gb or 720 mb/s depending of network flux. Hi, I need to install xfs packages on rhel 6.5 system, does anyone know how can I install the packages and what repos do I need to install on my rhel6 The Red Hat Customer Portal delivers the knowledge, expertise, and guidance available through your Red Hat subscription. I mounted the partition, and did an ls to verify that yes, it appears to be there. Active 2 years, 6 months ago.
XFS always was a better filesystem, designed for scalability, capacity and performance from the start. Some of the awesome freeze features of xfs are xfs_freeze, snapshot, xfs_unfreeze. Creating Partition with the parted Tool in CentOS 7 Linux. I unmounted the partition and tried xfs_repair again and got the same message. Format is btrfs sub snap