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Re: different behaviour between XFS and ext3

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: different behaviour between XFS and ext3
From: Blair Barnett <bbarnett@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 18:57:12 -0700
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Organization: Monta Vista Software, Inc
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Hi Steve,

I downloaded the 2.4 cvs tree, built a kernel, and tested my script on the
same system that failed before. The script worked as expected. Thanks for
fixing this problem so quickly!

-blair

Steve Lord wrote:

> On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 16:52, Blair Barnett wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a simple shell script that writes numbers to a file and every 10
> > numbers does a sync and after 40 does a reboot. I've attached the script
> > to this email.
> >
> > If the file is written to an EXT3 filesystem, then file contains the
> > numbers 1-40. However, if the file is written to an XFS 1.1,1.2, or 1.3
> > filesystem, then file contains the numbers 1-10.
> >
> > Can someone tell me if this is a feature of XFS or a bug?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Blair
>
> This should be fixed in the 2.4 cvs tree now (or within the hour), I
> will push it into 2.6 tomorrow.
>
> Steve
>
> --
>
> Steve Lord                                      voice: +1-651-683-3511
> Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software         email: lord@xxxxxxx


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