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    SubjectRe: File corruption when using kernels 2.6.18+
    Hi Neil,

    On 10/3/07, Neil Romig <> wrote:
    > > > Thanks for your help on this. I have narrowed it down to commit
    > > > "c22ce143d15eb288543fe9873e1c5ac1c01b69a1 x86: cache pollution aware
    > > > __copy_from_user_ll()". This fits with the errors I'm getting, so now I need
    > > > to find out if I can safely ignore this patch, or does it have to be modified?
    > > > This is my first Linux bug in many years of simply using it, so I'm a little
    > > > nervous!

    A some point in time, I wrote:
    > > Just to make sure, if you disable CONFIG_X86_INTEL_USERCOPY, the
    > > corruption goes away?

    On 10/3/07, Neil Romig <> wrote:
    > It took some fiddling to disable (edit arch/i386/Kconfig.cpu) but that has fixed it.
    > Many thanks!
    > Does this need to be reported as a bug? Or should the kernel config scripts be
    > changed to enable this option to be easily turned off?

    Looks like a bug to me. Can we have your /proc/cpuinfo too?

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