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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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