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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
> 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.)
> 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.
> 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.
> 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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