Re: ext3: fix ext3_dx_readdir hash collision handling - Regression

From: Theodore Tso
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 23:28:51 EST

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 11:32:01AM +0200, Markus Trippelsdorf wrote:
> Commit 6a897cf447a83c9c3fd1b85a1e525c02d6eada7d
> "ext3: fix ext3_dx_readdir hash collision handling" causes a regression
> when deleting big directories.
> I'm using an ext3 filesystem in data=writeback mode as my root fs.
> When I untar a kernel tarball and then rm -r the files, this is what
> happens on my machine (latest git):
> markus@gentoox2 ~ % tar xjf linux-
> markus@gentoox2 ~ % rm -r linux-
> rm: cannot remove `linux-': No such file or directory...

I haven't been able to replicate this. Does it matter which kernel
tarball you use? And can you send me the output of "dumpe2fs -h
/dev/hdXX", where hdXX is the device of the filesystem where this was


- Ted
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