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From: Chris Murphy <>
To: Btrfs BTRFS <>
Subject: Re: mount hangs after disk crash (RAID-1)
Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 16:07:58 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20140522185025.4c72aab9@s9>

On May 22, 2014, at 11:50 AM, Tomasz Chmielewski <> wrote:

>> Try -o recovery,degraded
>> I would drop the other options for now, since they aren't necessary
>> to recover from a \ device failure.
> Yes I've tried that as well, and it ends in the similar "hang" - high
> IO for a while, then no IO at all, mount does not return.
> It *does* mount as ro,degraded, but then, it's not possible to add a
> disk and recover to a functioning RAID-1.
> Also, when I try to remount rw, the mount command hangs as well.
> Is there anything else I can try?

How much metadata is there on the volume? And how much memory does the system have? This might also be a case where it might take hours, or longer, for it sort things out, and isn't actually permanently hung up. Worth a shot to leave it overnight and see what happens.

I agree trying skip_balance is worth a shot also.

Chris Murphy

  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-05-22 22:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-05-22  2:22 mount hangs after disk crash (RAID-1) Tomasz Chmielewski
2014-05-22  8:51 ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2014-05-22 15:16   ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2014-05-22 17:50     ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2014-05-22 18:20       ` Chris Murphy
2014-05-22 21:06       ` Duncan
2014-05-22 22:07       ` Chris Murphy [this message]
2014-05-22  9:43 ` Duncan
2014-05-22 16:27   ` Chris Murphy

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