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

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Heinz Diehl <htd fancy-poultry org> wrote:
> On 05.12.2010, Milan Broz wrote:
>> It still seems to like dmcrypt with its parallel processing is just
>> trigger to another bug in 37-rc.
> To come back to this: my 3 systems (XFS filesystem) running the latest
> dm-crypt-scale-to-multiple-cpus patch from Andi Kleen/Milan Broz have
> not showed a single problem since 2.6.37-rc6 and above. No corruption any
> longer, no freezes, nothing. The patch applies cleanly to 2.6.37, too,
> and runs just fine.
> I blindly guess that my data corruption problem was related to something else in the
> 2.6.37-rc series up to -rc4/5.
> Since this patch is a significant improvement: any chance that it finally gets
> merged into mainline/stable?

Hi Heinz,

I've been using this patch since 2.6.37-rc6+ with ext4 and xfs
filesystems and haven't seen any corruptions since then
(ext4 got "fixed" since 2.6.37-rc6, xfs showed no problems from the start)

(is the actual temporary fix for ext4)



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