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SubjectRe: Erroneous data with ext2fs
  Date: 	Sun, 9 Mar 1997 18:47:37 -0500 (EST)
From: "Richard B. Johnson" <>

Let me add some research. I have a spare SCSI Disk. Therefore, rather than
erasing it which takes some time, I did....

I attempted to replicate your data corruption errors and crashes using a 1GB
test drive and was completely unable to generate any of them, either copying
from /dev/zero to an EXT2 file system (both 1KB and 4KB block sizes), or
copying to the raw device.

Note that I am running 2.0.29 with the performance fix to buffer.c I sent on
17-Feb-97. Perhaps this fix to buffer.c also avoids a data corruption problem.


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