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SubjectRe: 2.4.22-rc2 ext2 filesystem corruption


On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Martin Maney wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 11:10:51AM -0300, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > I'll try to reproduce around here. In the meantime can you try to isolate
> > the corruption. You said it didnt happen with 2.4.21 -- which pre shows up
> > the problem?
>
> Yes, that's on my list. Unfortunately this has so far only been seen
> on my workstation, and I have to get a bit of work done before I can
> pursue this. At least I can get some candidates built in the
> background.
>
> I have tried a few things quickly with 22-rc2, and the short summary
> is:
>
> * noapic makes no difference (don't recall why I had UP APIC enabled)
>
> * disabling DMA w/hdparm stops the corruption (all normal operation
> and previous testing has been with DMA enabled)

Okey so its probably the Promise driver.

Alan, have you ever heard of corruption with the newer Promise driver?

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