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Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume

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Subject: Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume
From: Sean Neakums <sneakums@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2002 23:22:24 +0000
In-reply-to: <1010013019.1281.6.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Steve Lord's message of "02 Jan 2002 17:10:19 -0600")
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begin  Steve Lord quotation:

> 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.

I'm using the LVM as shipped in SGI's CVS tree, which claims to be
"1.0.1-rc4(ish)".  As I recall, that's the version being shippedin
stock 2.4.17.  Is there a newer version or some patches I should be
using?

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