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SubjectRe: Dump corrupts ext2?
On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 09:48:41PM -0400, Chris Mason wrote:
> The bug where dump could corrupt things was when getblk and the
> block device both used the buffer cache. That issue hasn't changed.

Let me emphasize this: 2.4.11+ will still exhibit filesystem corruption if
the block device is accessed. The only way to avoid this is to use raw io,
in which case you know you're not getting a coherent view of things, so...

-ben
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