On Thu, 2002-11-07 at 12:55, Derek Glidden wrote:
> 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'd like to bang on 1.2 on a machine or two, but I don't have anything
> running at the moment that's not at least important, if not critical.
We are keeping a changelog (since the first prerelease), we'll try to
get it posted with -pre3.
Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx SGI, Inc. 651-683-3102