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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Stephane Jourdois" <stephane@tuxfinder.org>
    To: "Jeff Merkey" <jmerkey@timpanogas.org>
    Cc: "J Sloan" <jjs@pobox.com>; "Charles-Edouard Ruault" <ce@ruault.com>;
    <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
    Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2001 6:31 PM
    Subject: Re: File system Corruption with 2.4.16


    > On Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 05:52:39PM -0700, Jeff Merkey wrote:
    > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "J Sloan" <jjs@pobox.com>
    > > > Just to be positive, can you reproduce the problem without nwfs?
    > > Yes. The problem shows up on ext2 partitions only.
    > I destroyed a hard disk yesterday with 2.4.16, using ext3. A
    heavy load
    > (compiling The gimp and several other things) and everything came bad,
    symlinks
    > didn't work... (for exemple ln -s linux-2.4.17-pre2 linux did a link from
    linux
    > to linux either using linux-2.4.17-pre2 and /usr/src/linux-2.4.17-pre2.
    > > I see this lockup when I have more than one file system mounted at a
    time. It
    > > does not happen when only a single volume (superblock) has been
    mounted, only
    > > with multiples. Ditto the ext2 corruption. It only shows up when more
    than one
    > > superblock is active.
    > I had only one partition mounted at the moment (/dev/hda1 on / type ext3)

    In my setup, the system starts getting low on memory when I mount more than
    one. Could be
    related to memory startvation. I am will look at the lockup on NWFS
    tommorow and see if I can make some progress with it.

    Jeff


    >
    > Just in case : debian sid, gcc 2.95.4, everything up to date.
    >
    >
    > We're living in a dangerous world, since 2.4.10...
    >
    > Ciao,
    >
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