Linux clients. The problem seemed to go away for a while but now it fails
everytime in the exact same way, so I wouldn't call it intermittent. Ext2
and older XFS kernels have not a had a failure after hundreds of runs, but
we'll keep trying. Maybe this is related to the other metadata corruptions
that are being discussed?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Lord [mailto:lord@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 2:57 PM
> To: ZINKEVICIUS,MATT " "(HP-Loveland,ex1)
> Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: link() messes up file attributes
> On Tue, 2002-01-08 at 15:49, ZINKEVICIUS,MATT (HP-Loveland,ex1) wrote:
> > Nevermind, the fix didn't help. Occured again today :-(
> Right, I am not totally surprised, the difference between the two
> code paths should be a noop. This was just the only recent change
> related to xfs.
> I suppose you have HP clients on the other end of the wire here?
> Since this is an intermittent problem, how can you be totally sure
> it is actually XFS which is at fault?
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