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Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume

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Subject: Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume
From: Sean Neakums <sneakums@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 08:31:11 +0000
In-reply-to: <1010435724.15632.5.camel@jen.americas.sgi.com> (Steve Lord's message of "07 Jan 2002 14:35:24 -0600")
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begin  Steve Lord quotation:

> On Mon, 2002-01-07 at 12:51, Steve Lord wrote:
>> On Sat, 2002-01-05 at 14:25, Sean Neakums wrote:
>> > begin  Stephen Lord quotation:
>> > > OK, thanks, this narrows it down even more than I had - I was
>> > > running a kernel from Dec 22nd and recreating the problem. I had
>> > > tried the individual patches to the I/O path and failed to recreate
>> > > it - but maybe I should try that again.
>> > I just found a kernel from December 8 (I had removed it from
>> > lilo.conf, but forgotten to delete the kernel itself and the modules)
>> > and I cannot recreate on that.
>> Sean, can you see if the attached patch against the current cvs tree
>> fixes the problem for you? So far I have not been able to reproduce
>> with this change. 
>
> And here is a patch I prefer you test - since I think this is more like
> a real fix instead of a go back and mask the original problem again

Steve, I'm afraid I've had to travel unexpectedly this week -- I
won't be back at my XFS box until Friday.  I'll test the patch as soon
as I get back Friday.

        Sean

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