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SubjectRe: Warning, 2.5.3 eats filesystems
On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 07:59:57PM -0500, Skip Ford wrote:
> I can confirm inode errors also. However, I can't be sure it's 2.5.3 that
> did it.

Recall that pre3/pre4/pre5 had the missing ext2_inode_info initialisation bug.
If you booted any of those, and have only just done a fsck, it could
be a leftover artifact of a now-fixed bug.

> All of the errors I've had all seemed to be files included in the
> pre-patch that broke into pieces. I don't know the code
> well enough, but if the errors could only have happened at file creation
> then that would rule out 2.5.3.

Indeed, that change was in pre5, which was the last pre to feature
aforementioned buglet.

| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs
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