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From: Nikolay Borisov <>
To: "Christian Höppner" <>,
Subject: Re: False alert: read time tree block corruption
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2019 13:32:59 +0200
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BYWL23M0PMTD.134Q4QBKEGA96@cryptbreaker>

On 4.12.19 г. 13:04 ч., Christian Höppner wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm writing because the kernel wiki page relating to this error[1] says to
> write here first.
> I'm (was) running Arch Linux, kernel 5.4.1, btrfs-progs 5.3.1
> Yesterday during usage, the root file system remounted read-only. I was
> dumb enough to react by rebooting the machine, when I was greeted by the
> following error:
> [  25.634530] BTRFS critical (device nvme0n1p2): corrupf leaf: block=810145234944...

How come you omitted exactly the most useful error that could have
pointed at the problem ? If the data is intact on-disk and the leaf
checker triggered this means you likely have faulty ram.

> [  25.634793] BTRFS error (device nvme0n1p2): block=810145234944 read time tree block corruption detected
> [  25.634961] BTRFS error (device nvme0n1p2): in __btrfs_free_extent:3080: errno=-5 IO failure
> [  25.635042] BTRFS error (device nvme0n1p2): in btrfs_run_delayed_refs:2188: errno=-5 IO failure
> [  34.653440] systemd-journald[483]: Failed to torate /var/log/journal/8f7037b10bbd4f25aadd3d19105ef920/system.journal
> After booting to live media, I checked SMART, badblocks, `btrfs check
> --readonly` and `btrfs scrub`. All came back clean. I conclude that this
> is a false positive, and have downgraded the kernel to 5.3.13 as a
> workaround.
> How can I provide more information to help?
> [1]:

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-04 11:04 Christian Höppner
2019-12-04 11:32 ` Nikolay Borisov [this message]
2019-12-05  2:50   ` Zygo Blaxell
2019-12-05 11:44   ` Christian Höppner

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