Re: Still ext2-corruption in test8-pre5 (incl. OOPS)

From: Henrik StÝrner (henrik@storner.dk)
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 01:14:29 EST


In <Pine.LNX.4.10.10009051904210.1075-100000@penguin.transmeta.com> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com> writes:

>How about this patch?

>NOTE NOTE NOTE! I'm on my way home now to be a family man, so I've not
>actually tested it AT ALL. You have been warned.

"When in doubt, always mount a scratch monkey"

I have a spare partition for this kind of tests, and I am happy to
report that a quick test this morning shows:

* the innd data corruption that started this whole thread appears
  to be solved;

* I could not trigger any data corruption by a simple
  "fire up mutt and delete some mails in the inbox" test.

Definitely needs additional testing, but so far it looks good.

-- 
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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