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Re: xfstests 224: test aio hole-fill at 4g

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfstests 224: test aio hole-fill at 4g
From: Rich Johnston <rjohnston@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:18:18 -0500
Cc: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 01/29/2010 02:05 PM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
Testcase from Giel de Nijs <giel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
on linux-ext4 list, ""Possible ext4 data corruption
with large files and async I/O," on 29 Jan 2010

ext4 put byte offsets in a block offset u32 container
in the endio struct, so 4g wrapped to 0 leading to
data corruption when the unwritten extent did not
get converted.

Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>


Hey Eric

Just going through the list trying to clean it up. Is this patch still valid or does one of the other hole tests cover this?


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