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SubjectRe: XFS Oopses with 2.4.5 and 2.4.14?
28/11/01 09:48, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> Hi Pascal -
>
> Did you compile these kernels yourself, and if so, what compiler did you
> use?

Yes:

Linux version 2.4.5-xfs-1.0.1 (root@awacs.dhs.org) (gcc version egcs-2.91.66
19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)) #10 SMP Fri Sep 21 18:34:40 CEST 2001

Linux version 2.4.14-xfs-1.0.2 (root@awacs.dhs.org) (gcc version 2.96
20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-98)) #2 SMP Sun Nov 25 08:15:50 CET 2001
> Can you reproduce this reliably?

No, that is to say, I haven't tried.

Somebody else has suggested FS corruption as the cause of these Oopses. That
might very well be the case. On multiple occassions (perhaps coinciding with
the Oopses, sorry I can't be more specific), my system has hung when trying
to write to a file, and I would be left with files looking somewhat like
this (from memory):

$ ls -lhsa spook.wav
0 -rw-r--r-- 1 p p 165k Nov 25 09:04 spook.wav

Up until now I just rm'd these files and continued, but I suppose I can try
an xfs_repair from the boot CD.

> I'd be happy to help with debugging this if you'd like, you might also
> take this over to linux-xfs@oss.sgi.com.

Thanks.
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