Article ID: 118035, created on Oct 18, 2013, last review on Apr 30, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation

Symptoms

A task keeps failing and the following lines appears in /var/log/messages on the hardware node where the task is executed:

Oct 16 07:10:52 hostname kernel: EXT3-fs error (device xvda1): ext3_lookup: unlinked inode 778815 in dir #778764
Oct 16 11:10:48 hostname kernel: EXT3-fs error (device xvda1): ext3_lookup: unlinked inode 778815 in dir #778764
Oct 16 12:41:08 hostname kernel: EXT3-fs error (device xvda1): ext3_lookup: unlinked inode 811269 in dir #811238
Oct 16 15:10:50 hostname kernel: EXT3-fs error (device xvda1): ext3_lookup: unlinked inode 778815 in dir #778764

Cause

The file system on that hardware node is corrupted.

Resolution

Check the file system using e2fsck utility and resubmit the task.

Search Words

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