Mailinglist Archive: packet-writing (43 mails)

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  • From: "O.Sezer" <sezero@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 20:21:36 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <3EF36CAB.1050609@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Peter Osterlund wrote:
>> I have not been able to trigger data corruption with the 2.5.70 patch
>> using an internal IDE CDRW. As far as I know, the corruption in 2.4
>> started with 2.4.10-pre11, which was when block device caching moved from
>> the buffer cache to the page cache. My guess is that change somehow
>> interferes with the packet patch. If that's true, the data corruption bug
>> can not exist in the 2.5 driver, because that driver doesn't use the
>> page/buffer caches at all.
> How about 2.4-rmap then ??

Sorry for the incomplete question: Is it due to rmap and / or bio in 2.5?
(I'm completely ignorant of 2.5 changes..)

Özkan Sezer

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