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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM hang with some uses of raw i/o



On Thu, Jun 27, 2002 at 08:45:24AM -0400, bscott ntisys com wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Jun 2002, at 11:44am, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> > If I follow the VM code chain correctly down to find_extend_vma(), an
> > offset into a page gets silently ignored on finding the VMA. This will
> > petentially cause a user page to be overwritten corrupting user data which
> > shouldn't cause the system to hang, but your process to go nuts.
> 
>   Um, is this a current bug other people should be worrying about?

Well, in case they have the user space buffers page aligned, they should be fine :)

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