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Re: XFS corruption on ARM

To: Thomas Themel <thomas@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS corruption on ARM
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 11:28:51 +1100
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20081228123305.GE30805@themel.com>
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On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 01:33:05PM +0100, Thomas Themel wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> there was a thread[0] on this list in 2008-10 about XFS corrupting
> rather quickly on recent ARM kernels, which seems to have petered out
> without any apparent results. I'm still seeing the same problems with
> 2.6.28, and I suspect that this qualifies as a kind of regression
> (though ancient), since the devices I'm running this on (Buffalo
> LinkStations) originally ship with a (vendor-modified) 2.6.16 kernel,
> where XFS seems to be working.
> 
> Is this still on anyone's radar? I'm willing to test proposed fixes and
> supply data[1], but lack any deep knowledge of either ARM or XFS internals.
> 
> (Please Cc: me, I'm not on the list.)
> 
> [0] http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/10/1/382
> [1] Though mine doesn't look any different from what was posted in [0]
>     to the little-trained eye.
> 
> ciao,
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