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Oracle VM: VM Guest File System Reports "htree_dirblock_to_tree: bad entry in directory XX [...] " And Optionally "ext3_readdir: directory XX contains a hole at offset X " Then Becomes Read-Only (Doc ID 2134836.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Private Cloud Appliance - Version 1.0.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


In an Oracle Linux virtualization context a VM domU Guest file system begins reporting errors similar to:



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