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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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