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SubjectRE: Kernel 2.4.19 Oops error
Hi Richard,
Will running memtest fix the corruption? How to avoid such corruptions for
kernel 2.4.19?


-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Zidlicky []
Sent: Friday, September 13, 2002 3:00 AM
To: Syam Sundar V Appala
Subject: Re: Kernel 2.4.19 Oops error

On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 08:23:09PM -0700, Syam Sundar V Appala wrote:
> Hello,
> I am relatively new to linux and I am facing the following problem. Can
> someone explain what is going on?
> Oops:
> ---
> EXT2-fs error (device ide0(3,1)): ext2_check_page: bad entry in directory
> #21179
> 6: unaligned directory entry - offset=0, inode=4294967295, rec_len=65535,
> name_l
> en=255

some inode was ovewritten by 0xfffffff...., look back in the log for other
strange messages. Run memtest.

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