How to perform XFS repair on the Root filesystem?

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    How do I perform XFS repair on the Root filesystem?

    This information applies to the following Operating System(s):

    - This information is not Operating System specific


    First you must reboot into recovery mode.

    1) Navigate to the Snap server debug console located at

    2) Issue the command: touch /nopivot

    3) Issue the command: reboot

    Once the server reboots again navigate to the Snap server debug console.

    1) It is now at a new location:

    2) Issue the following command: umount /mnt/pivot

    3) Issue the command: xfs_repair /dev/md100root

    Use the -L option as necessary. The -n option is not required as we are not going to be affecting user space.

    Once the xfs_repair has completed, remount root with the following command:


    Lastly, perform an upgrade repair from the Recovery GUI. This will replace any missing files.