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SubjectRe: Warning, 2.5.3 eats filesystems


On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, Heinz Diehl wrote:

> On Wed Feb 06 2002, Daniel Pittman wrote:
>
> > > 2.5.3 managed to damage my ext2 filesystem (few lost directories);
> > > beware.
>
> > I can confirm that there are filesystem corruption issues with 2.5.3;
> > after this message I rebooted and did a forced fsck which turned up
> > around a half dozen inodes where the block count in the inode itself was
> > too high.
>
> Exactly the same thing here, and I bet it _is_ 2.5.3 and not a relict from
> a 2.5.3-pre patch because I switched directly from 2.4.17 to 2.5.3
> without ever using any pre patch at this machine.

Very interesting. Which filesystems are mounted (other than ext2) and
are you been able to reproduce it on 2.5.3-pre6?

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