[lkml]   [2000]   [Sep]   [5]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Still ext2-corruption in test8-pre5 (incl. OOPS)

On Tue, 5 Sep 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> This is basically all due to the fact that the new truncate logic does a
> "__block_commit_write()" without ever having itself called any of the
> routines that establish the buffers (a regular write will always have
> called "__block_prepare_write()" first, for example.)
> We really should have done a true "block_truncate_write()", but it looked
> so clever to just re-use the existing code. Fair enough.

How about reverting to compare-and-write-if-nonzero variant?
_That_ will be definitely legal.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:38    [W:0.073 / U:0.072 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site