Re: ext4_block_to_path block > max warning.

From: Dave Jones
Date: Tue Mar 19 2013 - 10:21:18 EST

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 08:22:44AM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 11:35:55PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> > Not sure what I did to trigger this, but it's happened a few times while fuzzing syscalls.
> > Rebooted and fscked, didn't find anything wrong.
> >
> > [ 5084.436288] EXT4-fs warning (device sda1): ext4_block_to_path:105: block 1874853625 > max in inode 34
> > [ 5167.723925] EXT4-fs warning (device sda1): ext4_block_to_path:105: block 2507988634 > max in inode 34
> Yes, this wouldn't be a problem that would be be reflected in an fsck
> problem. What warning indicates is that there was an attempt to write
> to file offset which is larger than what is supported by using
> indirect blocks. (Presumably this was probably a ext3 file system
> mounted using ext4?)

Yeah, think so. That was my /boot partition it wandered into.


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