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SubjectRe: corruption with A7A266+200GB disk?
On Tue Sep 02, 2003 at 02:28:16PM +0100, 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 B. Andersen
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