Subject: Re: HEADS UP: possible data corruption
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/27/2004 09:36:48
On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 07:08:31PM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 10:42:53PM +0200, Juergen Hannken-Illjes wrote:
> > Please don't use kernels with src/sys/ufs/ffs/ffs_alloc.c Rev. 1.76.
> > Kernels built with this revision may corrupt your data.
> > This revision was active from Tue May 25 14:55:47 UTC 2004
> > to Wed May 26 20:33:10 UTC 2004
> If I understand the error, it will only manifest itself if /dev is not an
> ffs file system.
No, a MFS /tmp is sufficient. Its devvp is type VBLK/VT_MFS and cannot be
converted to an inode.
> I think everyone should update, I just wanted to indicate some bounds on
> the behavior this problem will induce.
> Take care,
Juergen Hannken-Illjes - email@example.com - TU Braunschweig (Germany)