corruption happening sometimes when I do a shutdown -r now

Christian Kujau lists at
Sun Dec 21 23:50:57 UTC 2008

On Sun, 21 Dec 2008, shirish wrote:
> $ uname -a
> Linux shirish-desktop 2.6.27-11-generic #1 SMP Fri Dec 19 16:29:52 UTC
> 2008 i686 GNU/Linux
>> fixed one cause of this.  Unless you can reproduce on an upstream kernel
>> you might bug Ubuntu about it.

Hm, this commit is from 02/2007 and his Ubuntu kernel says 2.6.27 where 
this particular patch has been included already. Are there any other 
commits which may be able to fix this?

> [ 158.989493] EXT3-fs error (device sdb7): ext3_free_blocks_sb: bit 
> already cleared for block 493569

...could bad RAM be the reason for such a "hickup" too?

BOFH excuse #400:

We are Microsoft.  What you are experiencing is not a problem; it is an undocumented feature.

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