Re: 2.4.0-test8-pre1 is quite bad / how about integrating Rik's VM now?

From: Henrik StÝrner (henrik@storner.dk)
Date: Sat Sep 02 2000 - 15:28:00 EST


In <Pine.LNX.4.10.10009021254050.746-100000@penguin.transmeta.com> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com> writes:

>On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:
>>
>> In fact, I plan to spend most of my time trying to track down
>> the 2 VM problems on tytso's list:
>>
>> 1) the innd data corruption bug

>This, I think, was due to a bug in ext2 truncate. If so, it should be
>fixed in test8-pre2.

I am one of the people who have been seeing this problem. I would be
very surprised if it was an ext2 problem, as the only ext2 filesystem
on my disk contains all of /boot. No programs, no news spool on ext2 -
nada. I use reiserfs for all of that.

But I'll see if I can get around to test pre8-2 tomorrow. right now,
I need some sleep :-)

-- 
Henrik Storner      | "Crackers thrive on code secrecy. Cockcroaches breed 
<henrik@storner.dk> |  in the dark. It's time to let the sunlight in."
                    |  
                    |          Eric S. Raymond, re. the Frontpage backdoor
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