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Re: [dm-devel] hunt for 2.6.37 dm-crypt+ext4 corruption?



On 12/05/2010 09:28 PM, Andi Kleen wrote:
>> I've been using a kernel which is between 2.6.37-rc2 and -rc3 with
>> a LUKS / dm-crypt / LVM / ext4 setup for my primary file systems,
>> and I haven't observed any corruption for the last two weeks or so.
>> It's on my todo list to upgrade to top of Linus's tree, but perhaps
>> this is a useful data point.
> 
> The reported corruptions are with a .37 forward port someone did of
> my parallel kcryptd patch.  The 2.6.36 (and earlier) versions are
> rock solid with many users.

ok, to not confuse which patch version people are testing,
let's use the version in Alasdair's DM repo now (upstream queue):
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/agk/patches/2.6/editing/dm-crypt-scale-to-multiple-CPUs.patch
(it should be the same as v5/v6 here on dm-devel -
Andi's patch + my changes for device stacking deadlock)

The same patch (just with minor define fix) is reported rock solid for 2.6.36.

Milan


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