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    SubjectRe: [Bug 14354] Re: ext4 increased intolerance to unclean shutdown?
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    On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 6:15 AM, Aneesh Kumar K.V
    <aneesh.kumar@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
    > Can you try this patch ?
    >
    > commit a8836b1d6f92273e001012c7705ae8f4c3d5fb65
    > Author: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
    > Date:   Tue Oct 27 15:36:38 2009 +0530
    >
    >    ext4: discard preallocation during truncate
    >
    >    We need to make sure when we drop and reacquire the inode's
    >    i_data_sem we discard the inode preallocation. Otherwise we
    >    could have blocks marked as free in bitmap but still belonging
    >    to prealloc space.

    Just wanted to let you know that I have applied this patch and one
    unclean shutdown later it seems to have not given me any trouble.

    I will continue testing it - hopefully I won't have to reformat this
    time ( every time I tested previously I ended up having weird issues
    that I decided to get rid of by reformatting /).

    Parag
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