Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: Apparent instability of reiserfs on 2.4.1

From: Chris Mason (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 11:48:16 EST

On Wednesday, February 07, 2001 08:38:54 AM -0800 David Rees
<> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 10:47:09AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote:
>> Ok, how about we list the known bugs:
>> zeros in log files, apparently only between bytes 2048 and 4096 (not
>> reproduced yet).
> Could this bug be related to the reported corruption that people with
> new VIA chipsets have been also reporting on ext2? It seems similar
> because of the location of the corruption:
> Anyway, it can't hurt to ask the bug reported if they're using a
> newer VIA chipset and see if they will upgrade their BIOS which seems
> to fix the problem.

I'd love to blame this on VIA problems, but people are seeing it on other
chipsets too ;-)

People who report this aren't seeing general corruption, just zeros in
files of specific sizes. So, it really should be a reiserfs bug.


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