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Re: problem moving files



Girish Sheelvant wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am not totally sure what caused this but I just 
> wanted to know if anything of this sort has been
> seen in the ext3 world.
> 
> I did a fresh install of redhat 7.2 linux with 
> kernel-2.4.9(we have some patches applied to this).
> 
> I have root and boot filesystems as ext3 type. After
> running some tests the system gets into a strange
> state. I cannot move one file to another if that
> destination file already exists. Here is some text 
> that can help you understand the problem:

 [SNIP]

> The strace of the mv command shows that everything is done 
> correct and exits with code 0. A copy of file aaa to bbb
> succeeds but a move fails.
> 
> I was just wondering if anything of this sort is in any
> way related to some state of ext3 filesystem. Yet another
> observation is that this problem is gone with a reboot.

Possibly it's the following bug:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=101362147103329&w=2

also

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=101338613730184&w=2

regards,
Juri

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