Re: 1.2.9 lockup - more information

Marek Michalkiewicz (
Wed, 28 Jun 1995 22:28:40 +0200 (MET DST)

Remy CARD:
> > The "ext2_find_entry: buffer read pointer is NULL" problem doesn't look
> > like a filesystem corruption; having eyeballed the code in
> > fs/ext2/inode.c, it looks like a "should never happen" condition.
> >
> > Remy? Do you agree?
> Yes. This is a ``should never happen'' condition which happens
> anyway :-) I do not understand how (and why) it happens though. BTW, a
> guy in Paris has the very same problem and I will soon try to make some
> testing on his machine. Finding and fixing the problem will be easier this
> way. I expect to be able to do it next week.