RE: 1.3.x, ext2 cache screwed w/ lengthy uptime

Mark F. Burgo (
Mon, 08 Apr 1996 15:51:26 -0500 (EST)

On 08-Apr-96 Laszlo Vecsey wrote:
>>With an uptime of anywhere from 1 to 6 days, one of my partitions appears
>to be corrupt. I do an ls on it and files and directories get listed with
>huge, random sizes... I restart and its fine. Has anyone else had this
>problem? I was running 1.3.81 and had an uptime of almost 7 days when it
>happened, although I've also experienced this with 1.3.5x and others.
>Adaptec 2940 PCI, Micronics p100 motherboard.
>3. <--- Crypto, g++, Descent, DJGPP, Beaver Creak!
>[]../!\..[finger for PGP Key]

Was Having a lot of problems with the newer kernels 72 and up with adaptec adapt
Have now stopped using the PCI Bridge Optimization ( Experimental ) option ( set
this to NO )
and have been running for a few days with no corruption. I do not know if this
has corrected
all my problems yet though. Need to do some more testing.
E-Mail: Mark F. Burgo <>
Date: 04/08/96
Time: 15:51:26

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