Subject: Re: problems in a full ffs file system
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/2007 18:28:15
In article <24DC477814A8CA43BF3046AB76981A783E05AE@trimex.teles.de>,
Peter Jordan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>we have a Problem in NetBSD 3.0 and ffs filesystem.
>If we fill as a root user a ffs file system until no space is available, we
>get corrupted files.
> /home: write failed, file system is full
> /dev/wd0g 970M 970M -48M 105% /home
>After that, the root user is able to create files like:
> echo 'aaaaaaaaa' > ffs_test
>this file (ffs_test) is ok.
>After making this file bigger with:
> cat ffs_test >> ffs_test
>this file (ffs_test) is corrupt.
>This error occurs if we mounted this filesystem in softdep-mode and
>default-mode. With mounting this filesystem in synchronous mode, this error
>DOES NOT occur. Also by filling the filesystem as a non root user, who is
>not able to write more then 100 %, the error DOES NOT occur.
>On other systems we get even coredumps after panic and some other problems
>occured (e.g. binaries die not start anymore).
>Seems to be a bigger bug?!
Please file a PR.