Re: same ext4 file system corruption on different machines

From: Luca Ognibene
Date: Tue Feb 04 2014 - 04:06:00 EST

Il giorno gio, 30/01/2014 alle 22.00 -0500, Theodore Ts'o ha scritto:
> On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 08:59:09AM +0100, Luca Ognibene wrote:
> > Yes it's indeed very strange.. i tend to rule out application errors
> > because i don't write directly to the device so i don't think i can
> > break a filesystem from userspace. I've checked previous and next blocks
> > and they seem ok, only the block 524320 is getting corrupted. Any idea
> > on what should i look for now?
> Are you willing to try 3.12.9 or 3.13.1 upstream kernel? Let's see if
> changing the kernel makes any difference. I don't recall any ext4
> problems like this, but maybe it's device driver problem.

I'll try but my problem is that i can't replicate it.. i have to wait
weeks to see it happen on clients machines.

> The other thing I'd ask is whether you can swap out the hard drive
> interface --- can you use a USB 3.0 attached drive, or something like
> that?

I can't do that, sorry.


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