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    SubjectRe: fs corruption with pre-2.3.9-5 + this little patch

    On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > Well I attach here the alone patch that triggers fs corruption running
    > bonnie and a memory hog at the same time on pre-2.3.9-5.

    It's the WRITEA.

    We broke write-ahead with the BH_Dirty handling - it can mark the buffer
    clean without ever actually writing it out. I bet that's what you

    Nothing normally uses WRITEA, so it wasn't a problem before.


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