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

From: Chris Mason (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 16:55:26 EST

On Thursday, February 08, 2001 10:47:29 AM +1300 Chris Wedgwood
<> wrote:

> these appear on your system every couple of days right? if so... are
> you able to run with the fs mount notails for a couple of days and
> see if you still experience these?
> my guess is you probably still will as most log files aren't
> candidates for tail-packing (too large) but it will help eliminate
> one more thing....

Yes, it really would.

1) mount -o notail
2) rm old_logfile
3) restart syslog

This will ensure the log files don't have tails at all. Knowing for sure
the bug doesn't involve tails would remove much code from the search.


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