Re: [vserver] Possible Hashify Corruption - Update 2

From: John A. Sullivan III <>
Date: Wed 20 Oct 2010 - 15:53:55 BST
Message-ID: <1287586435.3408.0.camel@localhost>

On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 15:02 +0100, Gordan Bobic wrote:
> I have just tested this with a new kernel. And the issue doesn't arise
> with! So it is definitely a kernel bug, most
> likely in ext4.
> This really needs to be documented and stressed on the pages with
> download links. Hashify feature causes total data corruption with
> when used on ext4 without a journal.
> I haven't tried other cases (ext4 with a journal or other file systems)
> so I cannot speak for those, but in the mentioned use cases it is
> completely repeatable.
> Gordan
Thank you, very, very much for wrestling this down - John
Received on Wed Oct 20 15:54:16 2010

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