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Re: ext3 and raw devices



Hi,

On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 01:12:14PM +0000, Ian Leonard wrote:
 
> I apolgise because this was a complete red herring. The app was
> behaving badly but the source of the corruption was due to
> the use of a 160Gb Maxtor disk.

Ouch.  OK, thanks for following this up.

>> However, FYI, the problem still exists. If you write constantly
> to a partition (in this case I just wrote to the partition without
> a filesystem), it will reach about 137GB (from memory), wrap
> and destroy the first partition.

Nasty, but at least it's not my problem.  Rather, not my problem until
my 160GB Maxtor disk arrives tomorrow.  :-)

Out of interest, what IDE controller were you using?

Cheers,
 Stephen





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