Re: [vserver] Possible Hashify Corruption - Update 2

From: Gordan Bobic <>
Date: Thu 21 Oct 2010 - 11:19:18 BST
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Art -kwaak- van Breemen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 01:41:23PM -0700, Martin Fick wrote:
>> I think that generally older kernels with ext4 are considered dangerous. First google link for ext4 data corruption:
> You know that you link to a page that says there is no ext4 data
> corruption? The only way of "corruption" ext4 exhibits, is when
> the kernels dies hard, and applications *do not* conform to
> posix. (Better, most of those desktop environments seem to be
> very badly written).
> So any ext4 corruption you can find has to do with bad
> applications combined with a hard reboot, there is no real
> corruption going on in the filesystem.

As they say - don't believe everything you read on the internet. :)
There is a reproducible corruption case documented in this thread.

Received on Thu Oct 21 11:19:33 2010

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