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SubjectRe: [reiserfs-list] Re: Apparent instability of reiserfs on 2.4.1
On 07 Feb 2001 11:48:16 -0500, Chris Mason wrote:
> On Wednesday, February 07, 2001 08:38:54 AM -0800 David Rees
> <> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 10:47:09AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote:
> >>
> >> Ok, how about we list the known bugs:
> >>
> >> zeros in log files, apparently only between bytes 2048 and 4096 (not
> >> reproduced yet).
> >
> > Could this bug be related to the reported corruption that people with
> > new VIA chipsets have been also reporting on ext2? It seems similar
> > because of the location of the corruption:
> >
> >
> >
> > Anyway, it can't hurt to ask the bug reported if they're using a
> > newer VIA chipset and see if they will upgrade their BIOS which seems
> > to fix the problem.
> I'd love to blame this on VIA problems, but people are seeing it on other
> chipsets too ;-)
> People who report this aren't seeing general corruption, just zeros in
> files of specific sizes. So, it really should be a reiserfs bug.

I run Reiser on all but /boot, and it seems to enjoy corrupting my
mbox'es randomly.
Using the old-style Reiser FS format, 2.4.2-pre1, Evolution, on a CMD640
chipset with the fixes enabled.
This also occurs in some log files, but I put it down to syslogd
crashing or something.


Daniel Stone
Linux Kernel Developer

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