Subject: Re: 4.99.23 fails to boot on sparc64
To: Erik Bertelsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 07/15/2007 11:00:06
On Sun, Jul 15, 2007 at 11:40:01AM +0200, Erik Bertelsen wrote:
> 2007/7/15, David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >However, since the fs code tries to allocate blocks in the same CG
> >as the inode, if there is a problem with big sector numbers it would tend
> >to affect big inode numbers.
> >The output of 'dumpfs -s /' might be informative (if terse).
> fsize 2048 shift 11 mask 0xfffff800
> bpg 11733 fpg 93864 ipg 23168
ok, inode 500000 is in CG 500000/23168, which starts in
fragment 500000/23168*93864, or byte offset 500000/23168*93864*2048.
Which is 0xf747e91b.
So I guess there is an error reading beyond 4G, either for the inode itself,
or because the file would have blocks in the same area of the disk.
David Laight: email@example.com