Re: Linux-2.5.14..

From: Daniel Pittman (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 01:30:28 EST

On Sun, 5 May 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> There's a lot of stuff that has happened in the 2.5.x series lately,
> and you can see the gory details in the ChangeLog files that accompany
> releases these days, but I thought I'd point out 2.5.14, since it has
> some interesting fundamental changes to how dirty state is maintained
> in the VM.
> (The big changes were actually in 2.5.12, but 2.5.13 contained various
> minor fixes and tweaks, and 2.5.14 contains a number of fixes
> especially wrt truncate, so hopefully it's fairly _stable_ as of
> 2.5.14.)

>From the look of the changelog at least a few of the file corruption
bugs with ext3, 2k block file systems and 2.5 have been fixed. Should I
expect this release to address the problems I was seeing?


I keep my head above the surface, trying to breath, looking for land.
I keep an eye at the distant horizon waiting for help, clutching the sky.
        -- Covenant, _Phoenix_
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