Re: Nasty 2.1.70 fs problem

Richard B. Johnson (
Wed, 10 Dec 1997 20:12:35 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> >
> >Okay! done. Will test.
> The patch seems to not respect the POSIX standard. So even if it works
> fine it will be default rejected (at least from official kernel release).
> If `while :; do mkdir p; rmdir p;done` make disasters means that there is
> a fs bug. Instead of try my patch, try to panic/crash the filesystem again.

Okay, I will try it tommorrow when I am at work so I can restore things
if it barfs.

Dick Johnson

Richard B. Johnson
Project Engineer
Analogic Corporation
Penguin : Linux version 2.1.70 on an i586 machine (66.15 BogoMips).
Warning : It's hard to remain at the trailing edge of technology.