lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Aug]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: Loop devices under NTFS
On Wed, 28 Aug 2002 10:36:29 +0200, Urban Widmark wrote:
>smbfs has aops but when used with the current loop.c it corrupts the file
>it is using. I can't say that the error is in loop.c but it is the only
>way I can trigger the corruption and the smbfs aops (locking) aren't all
>that different from the nfs ones.

I think you're just exercising a bug in the stock
loop.c that I fixed in a recent patch for 2.5.31 loop.c.
It occurred when the of the file system block size was less than
than a page size, which I believe is what mke2fs will default to
for a ~20MB file system, as in your example. The fix is item #3
discussed in my posting of an earlier version of the loop.c patch:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=102924362322080&w=2

although I posted a newer version of the loop.c patch
(which also has the fix but does not discuss it in the message text)
here:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=102941520919910&w=2

Adam J. Richter __ ______________ 575 Oroville Road
adam@yggdrasil.com \ / Milpitas, California 95035
+1 408 309-6081 | g g d r a s i l United States of America
"Free Software For The Rest Of Us."
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:28    [W:0.022 / U:0.440 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site