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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-preX causes memory corruption
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Ali Akcaagac <aliakc@web.de> writes:

> After installing 2.6.0-pre9 the System seemed to work normally, all the

You mean 2.6.0-test9, don't you?

> stuff I did before worked normally but when doing large fileoperation
> including crunching stuff using bzip2 (e.g. checking out modules from
> CVS and tar'ing them up) the archives get corrupt. I was first assuming
> that this was a onetime mistake and thus I deleted the corrupt file and
> re-run my normal operations. But after a while I noticed that this
> problem occoured more and more and I was starting to worry. Archives are
> showing to be corrupted but after an reset these archives can be
> unpacked normally again.

Do you have preemptive kernel enabled (CONFIG_PREEMPT=y)? There's
been some discussion about it possibly causing strange things in some
configurations. If it helps to disable it, please post your .config,
so we can compare with others.

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Måns Rullgård
mru@kth.se

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