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SubjectRe: IDE bug - was: Re: uncorrectable ext2 errors
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 01:14:32AM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> Thanks! Can you do some more testing?

Ok, after I compiled the driver with special udma feature and special
fasttrak feature, I got decent transfer rates (40-50MB/s) from the

I let a process running which continously copied a big (700MB) file,
removed the old copy, umounted an mounted the filesystem, and checked
the md5sum of the file. I didn't see a single corruption in >160 copies.

At the same time, a second process was generating load by compiling
kernels on a different partition on the same drive. One partition was
below the 137GB boundary, one was above it.

> I will remove these offending lines from 2.6.x if there are no problems.

These tests were done with patched 2.4.21.


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