Re: 2.6.19 file content corruption on ext3

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Dec 28 2006 - 14:22:03 EST

On Thu, 28 Dec 2006, Petri Kaukasoina wrote:
> > me up), and that seems to show the corruption going way way back (ie going
> > back to Linux-2.6.5 at least, according to one tester).
> That was a Fedora kernel. Has anyone seen the corruption in vanilla 2.6.18
> (or older)?

Well, that was a really _old_ fedora kernel. I guarantee you it didn't
have the page throttling patches in it, those were written this summer. So
it would either have to be Fedora carrying around another patch that just
happens to result in the same corruption for _years_, or it's the same

I bet it's the same bug, and it's been around for ages.

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