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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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