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Re: Next Release / devel tree?

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Next Release / devel tree?
From: Matteo Centonza <matteo@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 09:05:05 +0100 (CET)
Cc: "linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <1036700105.17400.2.camel@stout.americas.sgi.com>
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Hi,

> > can someone take a short amount of time to outline what some of these
> > "mustfix" bugs are/1.2 prerelease "issues" remaining to be fixed?  Are
> > the 1.2 prereleases "safe" to use on production data (i.e. outstanding
> > bugs only pop up under really rare conditions, other "issues" are
> > nice-to-haves but don't affect functionality) or should we be careful
> > with them?
> 
> There was a filesystem force shutdown on nfs-exported filesystems, and
> very hard to hit data corruption case with fs blocksize < pagesize, mmap
> IO, and high memory pressure... I don't think anyone ever hit it outside
> of SGI.  This is fixed (crossed fingers!) in -pre3.

i'm with 6 november CVS code (2 day uptime) and (keeping the fingers 
crossed ;)) the first bug you've mentioned seems to be solved (usually 
oops raised within few hours).

Thanks,

-m


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