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SubjectRe: 2.4.20-rc3 ext3 fsck corruption -- tool update warning needed?
On Mon, 25 Nov 2002, Matthias Andree wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Nov 2002, Clemmitt Sigler wrote:
> > I'd been running 2.4.20-rc3 for two days. While rebooting it tonight
> > fsck.ext3 corrupted my / partition during an automatic fsck of the
> > partition (caused by the maximal mount count being reached). (I had
> > backups so I was able to recover :^) The symptoms were that some files
> > like /etc/fstab and dirs like /etc/rc2.d disappeared -- not good.
> >
> > My system is Debian Testing, with Debian e2fsprogs version
> > 1.29+1.30-WIP-0930-1. I use ext3 partitions with all options set to
> > the defaults (ordered data mode). This is an SMP system, in case
> > that matters. Please e-mail me for any other details that might help.
> Retry with 1.32. I don't think the corruption is kernel-related, but I
> may be wrong.
My / XFS partition was corrupted after reboot the 2.4.20-rc3-xfs.
I rebooted twice and same thing done after each reboot.
My opinion is that this is kernel-related.


Tomas Konir
ICQ 25849167

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