I just found that the 2.1.125 kernel corrupted my ext2 filesystem under
WHat I did:
tar -zcvf ~/linux2130.tar.gz linux
Create a new tarfile for the new kernel
make -j modules
forgot the "2" here.
This caused the load to go to (give or take a few) 124, and eventually
filled all 128 megs of ram and 50 megs of swapspace. Then the make crashed
down but several files in the tree were totally corrupted (I had to untar
the recently tar'd file).
I am using kernel 2.1.125 (I know it is old, but if this bug isn't solved
yet, it is important anyhow), on a 300 Mhz K6-2 system with 128 Mb ram.
The disc in question is a 6.4 gig UDMA WDCAC364, _not_ using DMA-mode.
Has anyone seen or fixed this already?
Arjan van de Ven
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