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SubjectRe: 2.4.22-rc2 ext2 filesystem corruption
On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 13:13:30 -0500 Martin Maney <> wrote:

> At this point the outcome was pretty much a foregone conclusion, but
> yep, reverting to ".id" stopped the corruption for this test case. As
> Alan said, it "fixed" it only because that incorrect test happens to
> force the driver to use the lower DMA speed. I had been about to
> report on that when your request for the explicit test arrived, but in
> short it's that rc1 (and earlier) were disabling the "66" clock speed,
> while rc2 was, correctly, finding no reason not to enable it. The real
> bug, be it hardware or software, is that enabling the higher speed
> causes the corruption.

Do you have the latest Promise BIOS? If not, does it still happen with
the latest one?


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