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SubjectRe: corruption with A7A266+200GB disk?
On Tue Sep 02, 2003 at 02:28:16PM +0100, steveb@unix.lancs.ac.uk wrote:
>
> I just got a new 200GB disk (WDC WD2000JB) for my home machine (Asus A7A266,
> Ali chipset). I put some partitions on it like so:
> hda1: 100MB - /boot
> hda2: 8192MB - /
> hda3: 1024MB - swap
> hda4: the rest (about 190GB I guess) - /home
>
> I find that when I mkfs on /home, I get massive filesystem corruption on /
> When I fsck / (and restore the deleted files) I get massive filesystem corruption on /home. Luckily all my real data is still on my old disk...
>
> I reduced the size of /home to 40GB and everything was fine.
> I see the same behaviour with both 2.6.0test3 and 2.4.22.

Known problem. For some reason Marcelo has not yet applied
the fix for this problem to the 2.4.x kernels...

-Erik

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