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From: "Alex Deucher" <alexdeucher@...>
Subject: Re: JFS on non-intel [ Was O2 Sound and Misc Stuff]
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 17:30:23 -0500
On 2/9/07, J. Scott Kasten <jscottkasten@...> wrote:
>
> Alex, thanks.  I read through it in detail.  That finally triggered my
> memory.  There were multiple issues that affected 2.6.12 - 2.6.14.
>
> In your case, it probably wasn't JFS specifically, but most likely an
> interaction between JFS and the LVM layer.  I never tried that feature.
> This affected 2.6.12 and 2.6.13
>
> http://www.arcknowledge.com/gmane.comp.file-systems.jfs.general/2005-10/msg00020.html
>
> Here is also an interesting LWN article about the 4k page issue that came
> out at the same time and how it affected device_mapper, LVM and such
> things. (See the second section.)
>
> http://lwn.net/Articles/149977/
>
> Here's a complaint about 2.6.13 and 2.6.14 on AMD with ext3.  This is just
> an example of other complaints that were comming in.
>
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/09/27/62
>
> In short, there were multiple sources of corruption at that time and you
> could have been bitten by any of them.  Hopefully things are more settled
> now, but I certainly will watch out for any issues.

Thanks for the update!  those indeed look like they may have been the
cause of my problems.  Too bad I can't test that set up again to see
if it works today.

Alex

>
> -S-
>
> On Fri, 9 Feb 2007, Alex Deucher wrote:
>
> > On 2/9/07, J. Scott Kasten <jscottkasten@...> wrote:
> >>
> >>  I'm interested in your data point.  Do you happen to remember about which
> >>  kernel that was?  There was some general badness that affected multiple
> >>  file systems in late 2.6.13 on into 2.6.14 or so in the way that you
> >>  describe.  Not sure they ever really knew what the smoking gun was.
> >
> > http: //sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=7852301&forum_id=43911
> > http: //www.mail-archive.com/sparclinux@.../msg00333.html
> >
> > Alex
> >
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O2 Sound and Misc Stuff. [Was LiveCD RC6]
-- J. Scott Kasten
Re: O2 Sound and Misc Stuff. [Was LiveCD RC6]
-- Alex Deucher
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-- J. Scott Kasten
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