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SubjectRe: Bug in ext3
On Nov 15, 2001  19:55 -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 05:07:42PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > What would be interesting to correlate is what inode 48 is (probably a
> > directory, or you wouldn't have noticed it at all), with the corruption
> > problems you are having while ext3 is loaded.
>
> 48 /usr/lib/perl5/5.005/File/Copy.pm
>
> Since this file is pretty small, I can only assume that it overwrote
> some adjacent files. There is some corruption in this file (luckily in
> the comment area :) starting at the 25th byte, and extending 12 bytes in
> length. Here's the values from hexedit:
>
> 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

No, this would be the only expected corruption - there are 3 32-bit
fields that that get written to disk in journal_update_superblock(),
and these are consistent with that.

That means the source of the other corruption is unknown.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/

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