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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:
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    > 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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