From: Scott Prive <Scott.P<rive@st...> - 2001-12-04 20:32:09
From: Alexander Viro [mailto:viro@...]
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 11:12 PM
Cc: linux-kernel@...; ltp-list@...
Subject: [LTP] Re: fsync02 test hangs 2.5.1-pre3 + patch
>Another possibility is silent fs corruption from 2.5.0/2.4.15 - if you
ran these kernels you really ought to do fsck -f (or whatever is used
to force recovery of reiserfs).
When testing, I've found it *extremely* helpful to rebuild my machine
between kernels, using a saved image (over bootp). In the past I've been
burned by stepping on landmines planted by an earlier build (difficult
as heck to triage).
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