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Re: Kernel 2.6.22-rc3 safe to migrate to?

To: Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Kernel 2.6.22-rc3 safe to migrate to?
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2007 15:54:09 -0700
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Justin Piszcz wrote:
> Wondering as their were a lot of XFS related issues early on in
> development..? The 2.6.22-rc3 kernel has the core 2 duo coretemp patch
> by ruik which I want be running as long as 2.6.22-rc3 does not have
> any severe XFS issues? 

XFS currently has a data-corrupting bug, where files which were appended
by small amounts may lose their updates on umount - I see this
corrupting hg repos. There's a patch which works for me, and is in
2.6.22-rc3-mm1, but it hasn't been merged upstream yet.

J


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