Updated xfsdump packages that fix one bug are now available for Red HatEnterprise Linux 6.
The xfsdump packages provide several utilities for managing XFS file systems,including xfsrestore and xfsdump.This update fixes the following bug:* Previously, the value of the nrh_t byte offset was set to 32 bits. As aconsequence, the xfsrestore command failed with an assertion message if it wasexecuted on a dumped XFS file system that contained millions of files. With thisupdate, the value of nrh_t has been changed to 64 bits. This allows xfsrestoreto handle a significantly larger amount of directory entries, and thus preventsthe described problem. (BZ#1149868)Users of xfsdump are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fixthis bug.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how touse the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
1149868 – xfsrestore: namreg.c:310: namreg_add: Assertion `oldoff <= ( ( ( off64_t )1 << ( ( off64_t )8 * ( off64_t )sizeof( nrh_t ))) – ( off64_t )2 )’ failed.
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