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    Subject2.4.20: ext3/raid5 - allocating block in system zone/multiple 1 requests for sector
    I've just built an 800GB RAID5 array and built an ext3 file system
    on it; on trying to copy data off the 200GB RAID it is replacing I'm
    starting to see errors of the form:

    kernel: EXT3-fs error (device md(9,2)): ext3_new_block: Allocating block in
    system zone - block = 140509185


    kernel: EXT3-fs error (device md(9,2)): ext3_add_entry: bad entry in
    directory #70254593: rec_len %% 4 != 0 - offset=28, inode=23880564,
    rec_len=21587, name_len=76


    kernel: raid5: multiple 1 requests for sector 281018464

    This is on an x86 which has been running fine on the smaller raid for
    years (albeit Reiser); the array is built from 5 200GB Western Digi
    IDEs on a mix of promise and HPT controllers (there are no IDE errors
    visible). This is a straight 2.4.20 kernel.

    The previous messages to the list with this form of error have suggested
    the problem is related to >2TB arrays; but this one is a relative
    tiny one.

    Help greatly appreciated,

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