Re: [PATCH 0/4] (RESEND) ext3[34] barrier changes

From: Chris Mason
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 08:07:08 EST

On Monday 19 May 2008, Timothy Shimmin wrote:

[ power fail testing with write back cache on ]

> > I was also able to trigger corruptions on XFS (one run out of two), so it
> > is unlikely I'm seeing bugs in the ext3 replay or logging code.
> Just to clarify,
> was this test with barriers on or off for XFS?
> I'm wondering if it was with barriers on, then we have a reproducible
> bug in log replay.
> Or whether you were just confirming the problems with barriers off on
> another filesystem.

Barriers were off on xfs, the corruptions were not xfs' fault.

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