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SubjectRe: Trashing ext2 with hdparm

Did you set and mount a "/var/shm" point?

On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Udo A. Steinberg wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Andre Hedrick wrote:
> >
> > No way that this could cause corruption it is a read-only test.
>
> As others pointed out, it's probably something related to shared
> memory, but it's definitely hdparm that triggers it. I haven't
> got the hdparm sources here to look at what exactly it's doing,
> but there is corruption going on, not on disk, but definitely in
> memory.
>
> -Udo.
>

Andre Hedrick
CTO Timpanogas Research Group
EVP Linux Development, TRG
Linux ATA Development

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