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SubjectRe: Laptop mode causing writes to wrong sectors?
Hi!

> I too have been experiencing some problems with laptop-mode that may
> be similar to what was recently reported here.
>
> I have a Centrino machine (Sager NP3760, aka Clevo M375E) with a 60GB
> Hitachi TravelStar hard disk running in UDMA5 and 512MB RAM, and on
> occassions I've had random files on my /usr partition overwritten and
> both my /usr and /var filesystems quite thoroughly trashed - with
> these events usually occuring right after I'd been on battery power
> and my hard disk had been spinning up and down regularly.
>
> All my filesystems are ext3 with journaling active, and none of them
> have been messed with (i.e. resized).

Can you try ext2? Relying on journal when you are experiencing corruption
is bad idea, anyway.

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64 bytes from 195.113.31.123: icmp_seq=28 ttl=51 time=448769.1 ms

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