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Re: XFS corruption on ARM

To: Thomas Themel <thomas@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: XFS corruption on ARM
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2008 23:49:21 -0600
In-reply-to: <20081229002851.GD22525@disturbed>
References: <20081228123305.GE30805@themel.com> <20081229002851.GD22525@disturbed>
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Dave Chinner wrote:
> [CC'd the xfs list.]
> 
> 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.)

could be related to http://oss.sgi.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=755

-Eric

>> [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.

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