XFS filesystem shutdown when filesystem is close to full

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  • We are seeing XFS filesystem forced shutdowns when a filesystem is close to full
kernel: XFS (sdl1): Mounting V4 Filesystem
kernel: XFS (sdl1): Ending clean mount
kernel: XFS (sdl1): Internal error xfs_trans_cancel at line 984 of file fs/xfs/xfs_trans.c.  Caller xfs_create+0x4af/0x750 [xfs]
kernel: CPU: 11 PID: 32290 Comm: java Kdump: loaded Not tainted 3.10.0-862.2.3.el7.x86_64 #1
kernel: Hardware name: HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9/ProLiant DL380 Gen9, BIOS P89 02/17/2017
kernel: Call Trace:
kernel: [<ffffffff9bf0d78e>] dump_stack+0x19/0x1b
kernel: [<ffffffffc06203db>] xfs_error_report+0x3b/0x40 [xfs]
kernel: [<ffffffffc063104f>] ? xfs_create+0x4af/0x750 [xfs]
kernel: [<ffffffffc063c85d>] xfs_trans_cancel+0xbd/0xe0 [xfs]
kernel: [<ffffffffc063104f>] xfs_create+0x4af/0x750 [xfs]
kernel: [<ffffffffc062dfd0>] xfs_generic_create+0xd0/0x2b0 [xfs]
kernel: [<ffffffffc062e1e4>] xfs_vn_mknod+0x14/0x20 [xfs]
kernel: [<ffffffffc062e223>] xfs_vn_create+0x13/0x20 [xfs]
kernel: [<ffffffff9ba27bd3>] vfs_create+0xd3/0x140
kernel: [<ffffffff9ba2b9c0>] do_last+0x10f0/0x12c0
kernel: [<ffffffff9ba2bc67>] path_openat+0xd7/0x640
kernel: [<ffffffff9ba2a2dc>] ? filename_lookup+0x7c/0xc0
kernel: [<ffffffff9ba2d7fd>] do_filp_open+0x4d/0xb0
kernel: [<ffffffff9ba3ac77>] ? __alloc_fd+0x47/0x170
kernel: [<ffffffff9ba19b07>] do_sys_open+0x137/0x240
kernel: [<ffffffff9ba19c2e>] SyS_open+0x1e/0x20
kernel: [<ffffffff9bf1f795>] system_call_fastpath+0x1c/0x21
kernel: XFS (sdl1): xfs_do_force_shutdown(0x8) called from line 985 of file fs/xfs/xfs_trans.c.  Return address = 0xffffffffc063c876
kernel: XFS (sdl1): Corruption of in-memory data detected.  Shutting down filesystem
kernel: XFS (sdl1): Please umount the filesystem and rectify the problem(s)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5
  • kernel-3.10.0-862.2.3.el7
  • XFS Filesystems with V4 superblocks

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