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SubjectRe: ext2 filesystem corruption on linux 2.2.9 with a Big-Endian proce ssor [PPC]
David S. Miller wrote:

> From: Patrick Lerda <>
> Date: Tue, 15 Jun 1999 14:56:12 +0200
> Is there someone working on a big endian processor (PowerPC,680x0,
> ...) and having (or not having at all) problems with ext2 on
> recent linux kernel ?
> I haven't seen filesystem corruption in 2.2.x on Sparc ever. It's a
> PPC specific bug.

Much more likely to be a hardware problem with Patrick's system. I
and thousands of other people are using ext2 (little-endian) on PPC
with 2.2.x kernels with no problems at all.

Patrick, if you want to send me details of your system and the error
messages you are seeing, I'll have a look and see if I can see any
obvious problem.


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