On 10/26/12 12:18 PM, Rich Johnston wrote:
> 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?
There was some question on the list about whether there should be a dedicated
test program to do this, or an AIO addition to xfs_io - that probably needs
some thought. AFAIK xfs_io still doesn't know anything about AIO.
I doubt that this particular AIO testcase got covered anywhere else.
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