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SubjectRe: [reiserfs-list] IDE DMA timeouts and reiserfs stability
On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 11:42:35PM -0400, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am using 2.4.5-pre1. Over the course of the last two weeks I have had
> DMA timeouts occur twice. Both times corrupted my fs. While this is not
> ideal, its not unexpected as things stand now. I have seen at least three
> other reports on lkml about errors of this type - suspect that 2.4's ide
> is a little fragile in some corner cases...

Out of curiousity, can you reproduce the problem in a 2.4 kernel with
Andre Hedrick's IDE patch for 2.4 applied?
It works for me, but that's just me.
(ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/hedrick/)

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