Re: 2.6.19 file content corruption on ext3

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On Sun, 17 Dec 2006 02:13:18 +0200
Andrei Popa <[email protected]> wrote:

> Hello,
> I had filesystem data corruption with rtorrent with 2.6.19.
> I tried recent git with Peter Zijlstra patch
> and it seems that the problem is
> fixed.

oh crap, I'd forgotten that test_clear_page_dirty() now fiddles with the

I'd be really surprised if this was all due to a race though.  Is everyone
who has observed this problem running SMP and/or premptible kernels?

Peter, why isn't that proposed patch's cleaning of the pte racy against
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