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SubjectRe: Flavours of deceased bovine
On Fri, 8 Sep 2000 04:24:16 -0400 (EDT), 
Alexander Viro <> wrote:
>On Fri, 8 Sep 2000, Keith Owens wrote:
>> Just had an ext2 filesystem on SCSI that was corrupt. The first two
>> words of the group descriptor had been overwritten with 0xdeadbeef,
>> 0x00000000. The filesystem is fixed now but trying to track down the
>> problem is difficult, there are 50+ places in the kernel that use
>> 0xdeadbeef.
>Fsck... Which version was it?

A heavily hacked SGI internal version, based on 2.4.0-test5 with bits
backported from later kernels and kdb.

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