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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: 08 Jan 2002 08:48:35 -0600
Cc: Linux XFS <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <6u666dz1kg.fsf@zork.zork.net>
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On Tue, 2002-01-08 at 02:31, Sean Neakums wrote:
> begin  Steve Lord quotation:
> > On Mon, 2002-01-07 at 12:51, Steve Lord wrote:
> >> On Sat, 2002-01-05 at 14:25, Sean Neakums wrote:
> >> > begin  Stephen Lord quotation:
> >> > > OK, thanks, this narrows it down even more than I had - I was
> >> > > running a kernel from Dec 22nd and recreating the problem. I had
> >> > > tried the individual patches to the I/O path and failed to recreate
> >> > > it - but maybe I should try that again.
> >> > I just found a kernel from December 8 (I had removed it from
> >> > lilo.conf, but forgotten to delete the kernel itself and the modules)
> >> > and I cannot recreate on that.
> >> Sean, can you see if the attached patch against the current cvs tree
> >> fixes the problem for you? So far I have not been able to reproduce
> >> with this change. 
> >
> > And here is a patch I prefer you test - since I think this is more like
> > a real fix instead of a go back and mask the original problem again
> Steve, I'm afraid I've had to travel unexpectedly this week -- I
> won't be back at my XFS box until Friday.  I'll test the patch as soon
> as I get back Friday.

OK, I think I will put the code in and wait to hear back from you on
this one.



Steve Lord                                      voice: +1-651-683-3511
Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software         email: lord@xxxxxxx

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