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    How to Solve XFS: Filesystem has duplicate UUID – can’t mount Error

     How to Solve XFS: Filesystem has duplicate UUID – can’t mount Error


    When i was trying to mount a volume in another server, I came across this issue. I was looking for to see what causing this issue. Why i can not mount an xfs file system? It was giving me error like "Bad file system". Then I looked into "dmesg" to find out that it was giving "XFS: Filesystem has duplicate UUID – can’t mount" Error. 


    Can not Mount Error & XFS: Filesystem has duplicate UUID – can’t mount Error:

    How to Solve XFS: Filesystem has duplicate UUID – can’t mount Error


    To Solve this issue you have two option. 

    Solution 1:

    Mount the file system with "nouuid" option.

    mount -o nouuid /dev/sdc <mount point>

    Solution 2:

    Clear the UUID

    xfs_admin -U generate /dev/sdc

    Clear Duplicate UUID


    Now you can mount the file system.

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