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SubjectRe: ext2 filesystem corruption?!?!??


On Wed, 9 Apr 1997, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

> Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 20:25:05 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Jon Lewis <jlewis@inorganic5.fdt.net>
>
> But there are people seeing this problem with cards other than the
> 2940...like my news server with dual NCR 810's.
>
> At the Linux Expo, I talked to some SCSI developers who weren't quite
> convinced the NCR is a solid device for Linux either; that's how come
> there are two versions of the driver in the source tree. For some
> people the original NCR driver is more stable, and for other the BSD
> driver is more stable, and the NCR controller is apparently very
> sensitive to driver implementations, and different versions of the NCR
> controller are better handled by one or the other of the two drivers.
>
> This is hardly a situation that is calculated to make me feel
> comfortable. :-)

What does that mean?
Does that mean that you just dont care about the ext2 corruptions problem?
Does that mean that you feel you attacked about this problem?

From the moment, I only read from you some bare affirmation about, and
excepted from you, I never read any direct or indirect attack against
anybody for this problem, like this one below.

> Quite frankly, at this point, the only driver which I really trust to be
> well implemented and whose hardware is stable is the BusLogic series of
> drivers....

Do you want scsi maintainers of other drivers (you indirectly said they are
bad implemented) give up from Linux?
Quite frankly, do you want next Linux 2.2 only supports BusLogic scsi boards?


Gerard.

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