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Re: [Bug 218] Probable mmap() bug that breaks cpp-3.2

To: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Bug 218] Probable mmap() bug that breaks cpp-3.2
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 25 Feb 2003 15:45:14 -0600
Cc: bugzilla-daemon@xxxxxxxxxxx, xfs-master@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20030225213859.GB22042@f00f.org>
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References: <200302251918.h1PJI2LZ024311@oss.sgi.com> <20030225213859.GB22042@f00f.org>
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On Tue, 2003-02-25 at 15:38, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 11:18:02AM -0800, bugzilla-daemon@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 
> > This appears to have been a case of a filesystem setup while the
> > mapcheck bug was present. Since running mapcheck on the machine
> > there has been no-reoccurence.
> 
> mapcheck is required to fix this?
> 
> doesn't this mean a malicious user and cause this lockup still?

Nope, the problem was this filesystem was last running a kernel from
the time period where that bug was present. So there were a bunch of
files in this state. Running mapcheck cleaned up the filesystems,
and a new kernel cleaned up the bug.

Steve


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