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

    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.

    Leonard

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