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Re: [PATCH] xfstests: add disk failure simulation test

To: Dmitry Monakhov <dmonakhov@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfstests: add disk failure simulation test
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 08:32:17 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 07:41:37PM +0400, Dmitry Monakhov wrote:
> BE CAREFUL!! test known to cause memory corruption for XFS
> see: https://gist.github.com/dmonakhov/4945005

Commit 9f87832 (xfs: fix shutdown hang on invalid inode during
create) might actually fix this. IIRC, it went into 3.8-rc7 so that
wouldn't have been in the kernel you were testing. Can you retest
with a more recent kernel and if it is still busted, send a bug
report to the list?


Dave Chinner

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