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       xfs_logprint - print the log of an XFS filesystem


       xfs_logprint [ options ] device


       xfs_logprint  prints  the  log  of an XFS filesystem (see xfs(5)).  The
       device argument is the pathname of  the  partition  or  logical  volume
       containing  the  filesystem. The device can be a regular file if the -f
       option is used. The contents  of  the  filesystem  remain  undisturbed.
       There are two major modes of operation in xfs_logprint.

       One  mode  is  better for filesystem operation debugging.  It is called
       the transactional view and  is  enabled  through  the  -t  option.  The
       transactional  view prints only the portion of the log that pertains to
       recovery. In other words, it prints out complete  transactions  between
       the  tail  and  the  head.  This view tries to display each transaction
       without regard to how they are split across log records.

       The second mode starts printing out information from the  beginning  of
       the  log.   Some  error blocks might print out in the beginning because
       the last log record usually overlaps the oldest log record.  A  message
       is  printed  when  the  physical end of the log is reached and when the
       logical end of the log is reached. A log record view is  displayed  one
       record at a time. Transactions that span log records may not be decoded


       -b     Extract and print buffer information. Only used in transactional

       -c     Attempt to continue when an error is detected.

       -C filename
              Copy  the log from the filesystem to the file filename.  The log
              itself is not printed.

       -d     Dump the log from front to end, printing where each  log  record
              is located on disk.

       -D     Do not decode anything; just print data.

       -e     Exit  when  an error is found in the log. Normally, xfs_logprint
              tries to continue and unwind from bad logs.  However,  sometimes
              it  just  dies  in  bad  ways.   Using this option prevents core

       -f     Specifies that the filesystem image to be processed is stored in
              a  regular  file at device (see the mkfs.xfs(8) -d file option).
              This might happen if an image copy of a filesystem has been made
              into an ordinary file with xfs_copy(8).

       -l logdev
              External  log  device.  Only  for those filesystems which use an
              external log.

       -i     Extract and print inode information. Only used in  transactional

       -q     Extract  and print quota information. Only used in transactional

       -n     Do not try and interpret log data;  just  interpret  log  header

       -o     Also  print  buffer  data in hex.  Normally, buffer data is just
              decoded, so better information can be printed.

       -s start-block
              Override any notion of where to start printing.

       -t     Print out the transactional view.


       mkfs.xfs(8), mount(8).