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Re: Kernel panic in ext3:dx_probe, help needed



On Sun, Jul 29, 2007 at 08:00:16PM -0700, Ulf Zimmermann wrote:
> Ok, I finally got a complete message of this panic:
> 
> Assertion failure in dx_probe() at fs/ext3/namei.c:381:
> "dx_get_limit(entries) == dx_root_limit(dir, root->info.info_length)"

The filesystem got corrupted (and that's probably a device driver
issue), but ext3 shouldn't have panic'ed the kernel.  The assertion
needs to be replaced by an ext3_error() call.  I'll whip up a patch;
thanks for bringing this to my attention.

      	    	     	   		- Ted


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