Re: PATCH for Corrupted IO on all block devices

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 21:16:40 EST

On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, David J. Picard wrote:

> int i, buffer[RD_BUFF_SZ];
> fflush(fp);
> fseek(fp, o, SEEK_SET);
> fread(buffer, sizeof(int), sizeof(buffer), fp);

You've just smashed the stack. Big way. Basically, all your local variables
are junk after that point.

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