From: Neil Brown <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 08:43:54PM +1100
> On Monday November 13, [email protected] wrote:
> > Can you try reverting this patch (patch -p1 -R) ?
> Yes, I'm confident that reverting that patch will fix your problem.
> I actually found a number of errors while tracking this down :-(
Oops. Do you have some kind of test-suite to run on md-devices before
releasing a patch? I didn't think my hardware was that exotic.
I had a scary moment just now, since 2.6.19-rc5-mm1 without your patch
wanted to fsck the volume, and started repairing errors which didn't
exist on disk. Luckily, it stopped before inode 64, and I was able to
fsck the volume on an earlier kernel without apparent damage.
Still, a test suite seems like a good idea. Also, getting Andrew to
either add this as a hot-fix or release -mm2 would be a good idea,
> The following patch makes everything happy for me, but I'll be
> revising it and splitting it up before submitting it (Andrew: please
> don't just grab it from here :-)
It works for me. I can mount the partition, read it, create files, all
> Thanks again for the report.
No problem - I'm glad to be able to do something back for all your (yes,
that's you, kernel developers) hard work. If this had actually corrupted
my hdtv streams collection, I would have been a trifle less
enthousiastic, of course.
Sir Humphrey: "It is characteristic of all committee discussions and
decisions that every member has a vivid recollection of them and that
every member's recollection of them differs violently from every other
Yes Prime Minister
Debian (Unstable) GNU/Linux 2.6.19-rc5-mm1 2x4826 bogomips load 0.48
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