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Re: corruption on 2.4.6 w/ low memory?

To: Sidik Isani <isani@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: corruption on 2.4.6 w/ low memory?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 15:14:08 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <200110021819.IAA11636@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Sidik Isani wrote:

>   The symptoms are files which were written *minutes* ago retain
>   the right size, but seem to develop blocks full of zero bytes.
>   I think this mostly happens when memory runs very low, but I'm
>   not sure.  

I assume you see this after a crash?  Or is this on a live system?


Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

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