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    SubjectRe: data corrupting bug in 2.4.20 ext3, data=journal
    Andrew Morton wrote:

    >In 2.4.20-pre5 an optimisation was made to the ext3 fsync function
    >which can very easily cause file data corruption at unmount time. This
    >was first reported by Nick Piggin on November 29th (one day after 2.4.20 was
    >released, and three months after the bug was merged. Unfortunate timing)
    >
    In fact it was reported on lkml on 18th July IIRC before 2.4.19 was
    released if that is any help to you. 2.4.19 and 2.4.20 are affected
    and I haven't tested previous releases. I was going to re-report it
    sometime, but Alan brought it to light just the other day.

    Nick

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