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SubjectRe: pre 2.0.5 2.0.6 hang with /dev/fd0
> Date: 	Mon, 20 May 1996 13:10:05 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Alex Gitelman <alexgit@sfsu.edu>
>
> pre 2.0.5 and 2.0.6 always hang then I mount /dev/fd0 with minix
> and try to delete some files. File created by touch was deleted but
> files of biger size cause hang. No messages - just total freezing.
> 2.0.4 - OK.
>
> Alex Gitelman
> alexgit@sfsu.edu
> http://futon.sfsu.edu/~alexgit
> (510)-848-9014
>

There is a problem with ramdisk too. Since 2.0.5 it's impossible
to overwrite an exiting file within a ramdisk, the system will
(dead)looks immediately :-((

pre2.0.5 have some heavy changes in file handling in
linux/fs/locks.c and linux/mm/filemap.c


Werner <werner@suse.de>



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