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    SubjectRe: Large-FAT32-Filesystem Bug
    Erik Andersen wrote:
    > On Fri Dec 05, 2003 at 10:52:31AM +0100, Torsten Scheck wrote:
    [...]
    >>I found a critical FAT32 bug when I tried to store data onto an
    >>internal IDE 160 GB and onto an external USB2/FW-250 GB hard
    >>disk.
    >
    >
    > Does this help?
    >
    > -Erik

    [... int=>loff_t ino,inum-patch ...]

    Hi Erik:

    I applied your patch to 2.4.23 and it solved the problem. No more lost
    clusters. All data stays where it belongs.

    I'll test it for a few days and get back to you later.

    Thank you very much.

    Torsten


    For those who play with vfat filesystems now:

    I noticed that fsck.vfat just pretends to repair a _mounted_ vfat
    filesystem. You have to unmount it, so it is actually repaired. An error
    message would be appropriate here. I'll contact the dosfsck maintainer,
    but I thought telling you might avoid confusion.

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