Re: Oopses with pre-patch-2.1.43

Andrea Arcangeli (
Sun, 22 Jun 1997 19:32:08 +0200 (CEST)

On 17 Jun 1997, Linus Torvalds wrote:

>Ok, there is a pre-patch-2.1.44 out there for anybody who wants to play
>with it. It should fix the worst problem with the dcache in 43
>("rename()" on directories could result in some really strange
>behaviour), along with fixing a few other stupid minor bugs.
> Linus
>PS. it's

I am trying

and I found a lot of problems using it while I am upgrading some Debian
packages. I must do a e2fsck to recover these problems and now I have a
lot of files '...??xxx' on the debian upgraded directory directory.

I suppose there are other bugs in the file_system improvements that
comes with [2.1.43] not fixed with pre-patch-2.1.44-2 yet.

Andrea Arcangeli

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