xfs_fsr reports XFS_IOC_SWAPEXT failed on RHEL

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  • When running xfs_fsr it reports failures including

    XFS_IOC_SWAPEXT failed: ino=12345678901: Invalid argument

    The system logs report

    kernel: XFS (dm-5): xfs_swap_extents: inode 0x12345abcd format is incompatible for exchanging.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise LInux 6

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