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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test9 / EXT3-fs warning...ext3_unlink: Deleting nonexistent file
On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 10:57:24AM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2003 18:42 +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > i seem to have experienced some ext3 inconsistencys - After some reboots
> > today i was wondering why cron wasnt running and discovered that
> > starting cron failed because /var/run/crond.pid could not be written.
> > ls did not show and file under that name. touch showed i/o error on that
> > file although other file in that directory could be touched.
> >
> > When i tried to rm crond.pid this showed up:
> >
> > EXT3-fs warning (device hda8): ext3_unlink: Deleting nonexistent file (107669), 0
> >
> > After that i could touch the file again and crond did not refuse to start anymore.
>
> This sounds like the htree "get back deleted entry on directory split" bug
> that was fixed months ago in 2.6 htree, but not in any 2.4 patches. Did
> you test htree on this system under 2.4 recently?

Nope - I have turned dir_index on on the /tmp filesystem - nowhere else.

Flo
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