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SubjectRe: Warning, 2.5.3 eats filesystems

> > > > 2.5.3 managed to damage my ext2 filesystem (few lost directories);
> > > > beware.
> >
> > > I can confirm that there are filesystem corruption issues with 2.5.3;
> > > after this message I rebooted and did a forced fsck which turned up
> > > around a half dozen inodes where the block count in the inode itself was
> > > too high.
> >
> > Exactly the same thing here, and I bet it _is_ 2.5.3 and not a relict from
> > a 2.5.3-pre patch because I switched directly from 2.4.17 to 2.5.3
> > without ever using any pre patch at this machine.
> Very interesting. Which filesystems are mounted (other than ext2) and
> are you been able to reproduce it on 2.5.3-pre6?

For me, mounted filesystems look like this:

none on /proc type proc (rw)
none on /proc type proc (rw)
none on /proc type proc (rw)
/dev/hda3 on /suse type ext2 (rw)
none on /proc type proc (rw)
none on /proc/bus/usb type usbdevfs (rw)
/dev/cfs0 on /overlay type coda (rw)

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