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SubjectRe: filesystem corruption (ReiserFS, 2.6.6): regions replaced by \000 bytes
On May-28 2004, Fri, 12:29 -0400
Chris Mason <mason@suse.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 12:24, Tomas Szepe wrote:
> > On May-28 2004, Fri, 08:46 -0400
> > Chris Mason <mason@suse.com> wrote:
> >
> > > > The bottom line: I've experienced file corruption, of the following
> > > > nature: consecutive regions (all, it seems, aligned on 256-byte
> > > > boundaries, and typically around 1kb or 2kb in length) of seemingly
> > > > random files are replaced by null bytes.
> > >
> > > The good news is that we tracked this one down recently. 2.6.7-rc1
> > > shouldn't do this anymore.
> >
> > So did this only affect SMP machines?
>
> No, if you slept in the right spot you could hit it on UP.

Uh oh. Any idea about when the bug was introduced?

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Tomas Szepe <szepe@pinerecords.com>
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