Re: ext2 FS corruption with 2.5.59.

From: Oleg Drokin (
Date: Thu Jan 23 2003 - 09:26:38 EST


On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 02:09:12PM +0000, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> > My test consists of running "fsx -c 1234 testfile", "iozone -a",
> > "dbench 60", "fsstress -p10 -n1000000 -d ." at the same time on the
> > tested FS.
> > fsx usually breaks just when dbench is finished.
> It was "dbench 100" which led me to investigate and post patch below
> a couple of days ago: worth trying again with this patch applied.

I thought your patch only fixes stuff with insufficient space and/or IO
Anyway I applied the patch and still can reproduce the problem.

Also I decided to run same test with ext3 and it deadlocked.
This time it was not absolutely vanilla kernel, so I am going to try it on
vanilla kernel and report back if it will be reproducable there.
(with stacktraces)

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