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SubjectRe: ext2 errors w/2.5.x
On Jun 17, 2002  19:56 -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> I started seeing these occaisionally on my SMP boxes about a month or
> two ago, is anyone else seeing something similar?
>
> EXT2-fs error (device sd(8,17)): ext2_find_entry: zero-length directory entry
>
> Upon reboot e2fsck is forced to run (since the partition is marked as
> having errors by the kernel) and no problems are discovered.
>
> Any clues?

This would appear to be from accessing a buffer (page) which has not yet
been read from disk. Otherwise you would have an error from e2fsck also.
Andrew has been mucking the most in this area...

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/

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