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SubjectRe: mke2fs (and mkreiserfs) core dumps
On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 12:26:53AM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Mar 15, 2002 18:23 -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
> > There's also the question
> > whether or not filesize limits should really apply to device files,
> > since the original point of filesize limits were as a simple-minded
> > quota control mechanism, and there seems to be little point to causing
> > attempts to access block deivces to fail --- under what circumstances
> > would this *ever* be considered a useful thing?
>
> Yes, I have always considered this a kernel bug (introduced in 2.4.10),
> but my (admittedly feeble) attempts to get it fixed were not accepted.
> At one point I thought a fix went into 2.4.18-pre[12] or so, but I
> guess not. I haven't tried in a while, so maybe I should make another
> attempt.
>

Was that part of the 2.4.10-pre11 -aa VM merge, or was it from another
seperate patch?

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