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    SubjectRe: 2.6.19 file content corruption on ext3
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    On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 00:06 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
    > On Tue, 2006-12-19 at 14:58 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >
    > > Well... we'd need to see (corruption && this-not-triggering) to be sure.
    > >
    > > Peter, have you been able to trigger the corruption?
    >
    > Yes; however the mail I send describing that seems to be lost in space.
    >
    > /me quotes from the send folder:
    >
    > > The bad new is, that doesn't help either. The good news is I can
    > > reproduce it.
    > >
    > > What I did to achieve that:
    > >
    > > - get a sizable torrent from legaltorrents.com / or create a torrent
    > > yourself that is around ~600M and has multiple files.
    > >
    > > - start a tracker, and multiple seeds (I used three machines here)
    > >
    > > - pull the torrent on a fourth machine
    > >
    > > the seeding machines don't much matter of course.
    > >
    > > the fourth machine was a dual core x86-64 with an SMP kernel and
    > > PREEMPT, mem=256M (so that the torrent is quite a bit larger and does
    > > require writeout) and I used an ext3 partition with 1k blocks.

    PS. this was a reply to:
    http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/19/121

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