How long does it take to fsck.gfs2 or capture the metadata for a gfs or gfs2 file system on RHEL?

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Issue

  • How long does it take to fsck.gfs2 or capture the metadata for a gfs or gfs2 file system on RHEL?
  • How long will running a filesystem check (fsck) take on a gfs or gfs2 file system?
  • Is it safe to interrupt/cancel filesystem check on gfs or gfs2 filesystem?

Environment

  • Red Hat Cluster Suite 4+ and Red Hat GFS 6.1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5, 6, 7 (with the High Availability and Resilient Storage Add Ons)
  • Red Hat Global File System

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