Subject: Re: ext2fs support broken in -current
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/14/2004 18:30:28
In article <>,
Kevin Lahey <> wrote:
>Alas, this only postponed the agony of the assert;  I could write
>a few files after the patch, but I still eventually got a crash.
>I think that the problem may actually *be* the assert.
>I checked, and ext2fs seemed to have been working just fine before 
>the commit that put in the assert;  when I added the assert to
>that working code, the assert triggered.  Removing the assert from
>the code doesn't seem to exposed any more bugs.
>I don't really feel comfortable enough with the filesystem code
>to say all this with any confidence.  Could someone else take a look
>and tell me if I'm crazy?

The assert was added by chuck a long time ago, so I doubt it is at fault.
I suggest you put some debugging printfs to see in which cases the values
are different.