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Re: kern/50162: Lurking byteswap problem in FFS_EI ?

The following reply was made to PR kern/50162; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: kern/50162: Lurking byteswap problem in FFS_EI ?
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2015 23:37:33 +0000

 On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 05:50:01AM +0000, Jeff Rizzo wrote:
  >  >   Something I should have thought of earlier: any indication if the
  >  >   on-disk size is also flipped?
  >  When I was dumping the file system so I could re-newfs it little-endian, 
  >  it filled up a 20G partition for what was supposed to be 1.7G of data.  
  >  I'm not certain that indicates problems with the files on disk, but it's 
  >  certainly possible.
 That strongly suggests that *something* is pretty badly wrong.
 David A. Holland

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