Re: oops in devfs

From: Richard Gooch (
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 03:32:09 EST

Andreas Dilger writes:
> On Jan 05, 2002 17:47 -0700, Richard Gooch wrote:
> > Ah! You're using LVM! There are known bugs in LVM which cause memory
> > corruptions. I told Heinz about this on 16-DEC, but it appears the CVS
> > tree hasn't been updated yet. So grab the latest CVS tree (which fixes
> > some bugs) and then apply the appended patch (which fixes more
> > bugs). You definately need both. The patch should be applied in the
> > drivers/md directory.
> Hmm, my understanding was that the LVM CVS already had this patch
> applied, but I could be wrong... In any case, I haven't seen
> anything about updating the kernel LVM to match CVS since Alan
> merged in his -ac LVM code into 2.4.15 or so.

When I wrote this message, I had just before downloaded LVM using CVS,
following the instructions at:
AFAIK, that's the most recent version of LVM.

Hm. Andreas: do you have write access?


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