[Beowulf] OT: some quick Areca rpm packages for interested users

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Dec 27 23:12:17 EST 2006


Chris Samuel wrote:

[...]

> Caveat: there is a known ext3 filesystem corruption bug in 2.6.19 and 
> 2.6.19.1, it's apparently hard to trigger (though someone said they got it 
> through just compiling).

Hmmm... hadn't read about that yet.  We generally don't recommend ext3 
for more than /boot and maybe smaller / and other partitions.  Not 
trying to light off a file system war here.

> If you are a Linux Weekly News subscriber (and if you're not you probably 
> should be, it's a great news resource) you can read about it here (should be 

Allow me to second the LWN.net recommendation.

> freely available at the end of the week when the next weekly news comes out):
> 
>  http://lwn.net/Articles/215113/
> 
> Bugzilla entry for the compiling case:
> 
>  http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7707

Joe
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