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SubjectRe: 2.1.124: ext2fs corruption and kernel panic

On Mon, 12 Oct 1998 18:38:39 +0000, Jakob Borg <> said:

> About two minutes before this I had begun to notice strange behavior,
> Makefiles and config.h in a project I was working on suddenly became full
> of random binary crap.

Random memory corruption: oh dear.

> After reboot there was no serious corruption, e2fsck mentioned
> config.h as having a deleted but not cleared inode or some such, sorry
> but my memory fails me. Also a bunch of inodes with zero dtime.

OK, so the corruption was in cache, but not on disk. Doesn't sound like
an ext2 issue: what drivers are you running?


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