Re: 2.6.19 file content corruption on ext3

From: Dave Jones
Date: Thu Dec 28 2006 - 14:46:51 EST

On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 11:21:21AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 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
> bug.

The only notable VM patch in Fedora kernels of that vintage that I recall
was Ingo's 4g/4g thing.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at