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    SubjectRe: [linux-lvm] EXT2-fs panic (device lvm(58,0)):
    On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

    > Hi,
    > On Wed, Mar 07, 2001 at 01:35:05PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
    > > The only remote possibility is in ext2_free_blocks() if block+count
    > > overflows a 32-bit unsigned value. Only 2 places call ext2_free_blocks()
    > > with a count != 1, and ext2_free_data() looks to be OK. The other
    > > possibility is that i_prealloc_count is bogus - that is it! Nowhere
    > > is i_prealloc_count initialized to zero AFAICS.
    > >
    > Did you ever push this to Alan and/or Linus? This looks pretty
    > important!

    It isn't. Check fs/inode.c::clean_inode(). Specifically,
    memset(&inode->u, 0, sizeof(inode->u));
    The thing is called both by get_empty_inode() and by get_new_inode() (the
    former - just before returning, the latter - just before calling

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