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SubjectRe: system hang and corrupt ext2 filesystem with test12-pre5
I'd be more inclined to think its the combination of drive/controller
more than an ext2fs problem. If it was a fs corruption issue, you should
still see it on the slower bus.

On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Skip Collins wrote:
> I have a 900MHz Athlon/Asus A7V mobo system with an onboard ata100
> promise controller. I have only had problems when my ata100/udma5
> harddrive is connected to the promise controller. Using the ATA66 ide
> bus eliminates the problem. I typically see the corruption when copying
> large (~1GB) files such as vmware virtual disks. It also happens
> frequently inside vmware when doing heavy disk access things like
> installing software or defragging a win2000 virtual disk.
> For now I am going to fall back to the slower ide bus. But I wanted to
> let people know that there still may be problems with ext2 corruption in
> the latest test kernel.


Mohammad A. Haque

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