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    SubjectRe: Ext4 Kernel Crash
    Hi Ted,
    I tried a newer kernel and for the moment there are no problems.
    I am testing our systems this weekend and the new week. I will
    let you know the results.

    Kind regards,
    Chris


    On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 12:26:59PM -0500, Ted Ts'o wrote:
    > On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 07:50:57PM +0200, Nanakos Chrysostomos wrote:
    > > Dear Linux Kernel Developers,
    > > I am writing to report a kernel or ext4 bug.
    >
    > Hi Nanakos,
    >
    > My apologies for not responding to the message that you sent to me
    > personally three days ago, but I was on vacation in Hawaii; the best
    > place to send queries about ext4 file systems is to use the
    > linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org mailing list.
    >
    > One thing that I would immediately suggest is to see whether you can
    > reproduce this bug using a modern kernel. You are currently using a
    > RHEL6-derived kernel (2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64). The ext4 file
    > system in such a kernel is quite different from what is in upstream,
    > and there were a large number of bugs that have been fixed in ext4
    > since 2.6.32. Many of these fixes were backported into the RHEL6
    > kernel, but I'm not an expert on which fixes have been backported into
    > RHEL6 and which haven't. (Especially since Red Hat doesn't release
    > broken-out patches for their RHEL kernels....)
    >
    > My understanding is that Gluster doesn't require any kernel-side
    > patches, so it should be OK to run Gluster on a v3.2 kernel.
    > Alternatively, if you are a paid customer of RHEL6, I'd suggest
    > sending a support request to Red Hat.
    >
    > Best regards,
    >
    > - Ted
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