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Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume

To: Sean Neakums <sneakums@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 02 Jan 2002 17:10:19 -0600
Cc: Linux XFS <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <6uu1u4pf48.fsf@zork.zork.net>
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On Wed, 2002-01-02 at 16:22, Sean Neakums wrote:
> begin  Sean Neakums quotation:
> 
> > begin  Steve Lord quotation:
> >> I don't think there is much point going back to earlier kernels to
> >> be honest. I will fire up an emacs build here, on a non-lvm
> >> partition for starters.
> >
> > I went back to my 2.4.14-pre7 CVS pull, and the build went perfectly
> > on the XFS volume.  But it seems that that kernel doesn't have
> > preempt applied, so I'll rebuild 2.4.17-xfs without the patch, to
> > eliminate that possibility.
> 
> I'm now running a fresh build of 2.4.17, without the preempt patch.
> emacs reliably fails to build on the XFS volume, and builds
> successfully on the ext2 volume.

Doing a non lvm build here, lets see if the that works. I have
my suspicions that lvm is going to be the magic factor here.

Steve

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