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Re: PATCH for filesys corruption in ext3 with data=journal



On Friday May 31, sct redhat com wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 12:33:23PM +1000, Neil Brown wrote:
>  
> >  as I mentioned in earlier mail to ext3-users I have been getting some
> > corruption on an ext3 filesystem that has been serving NFS.  I am now
> > confident that I fully understand the problem and have a patch.
> 
> The analysis looks right, but there's a slight problem with the patch
> --- it doesn't deal with a file on a 1k or 2k blocksize filesystem
> being partially truncated and then extended.  I'll have a think about
> that, but this patch looks like it's on the right lines.

Thanks.  That's encouraging.
I admit that I hadn't considered blocksizes != 4K at all.
As I don't use them, I won't let it worry me for now.

NeilBrown





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