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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] ext3 fs corruption with 2.4.17
On Jan 18, 2002  15:32 +0100, Christian Hammers wrote:
> Does anybody knows what exactly this means and if it could be helpful to
> track down the origin of the problems? Or did anybody else experienced this
> messages before?
>
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 07:05:03PM +0100, root wrote:
> > Jan 17 19:01:15 HOSTNAME kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,7)): ext3_new_block: Allocating block in system zone - block = 5931009
> > Jan 17 19:01:16 HOSTNAME kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,7)): ext3_new_block: Allocating block in system zone - block = 5931018
> > Jan 17 19:01:16 HOSTNAME kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,7)): ext3_new_block: Allocating block in system zone - block = 5931019
> [repeats several hundert times with increasing block numbers]

It means your block bitmap is corrupt and it says that metadata blocks
are not in use, when they really are. That will lead to serious
corruption.

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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