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Re: Bug?



Hi,

On Wed, Oct 09, 2002 at 11:39:12AM +0200, Jens-Uwe Katolla wrote:
 
> i posted a question about a possible ext3fs bug a few month ago.
> 
> I see this kernel-msg in the messages:
> Oct  8 18:30:00 o5s kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,10)) in ext3_new_inode: error 28
> Oct  8 18:35:00 o5s kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,10)) in ext3_new_inode: error 28
> Oct  8 18:40:00 o5s kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sd(8,10)) in ext3_new_inode: error 28
> 
> they repead periodicaly, because a logging file is now corrupted due to 
> this bug.

It's not a corruption, you ran out of inodes.  There was a bug in some
older versions of ext3 which interpreted this particular error as
being more serious than it actually is, so the error was logged, but
current ext3 kernels should just return ENOSPC up to the application.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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