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SubjectRe: ext3 fs problem in 2.4.18-rc1?
On Sun, 17 Feb 2002, Ed Sweetman wrote:

> I'm using 2.4.18-rc1 with the preempt patch and whenever I run fsck, it
> keeps finding more and more errors. Specifically those related to
> corrupted orphan linked lists. I dont know what is going on but I know
> it's not the drives because they were all tested before partitioning
> under an older (woody's kernel) and everything was fine (bad block
> test).

Can you confirm your memory is OK? I saw this behaviour on 2.4.14 or
2.4.16 (release) with a fault memory module. Run memtest86 to figure --
the kernel may trigger it now while another kernel does not because of
changed memory management.

Matthias Andree

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