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Re: slink release delayed

On Wed, Mar 03, 1999 at 01:03:32PM -0700, John Lapeyre wrote:
> Steve Dunham <dunham@cse.msu.edu> writes:
> > John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu> writes:
> > 
> > > 	I'm not sure the kernel source for 2.2.1 should be there.
> > > It had a nasty bug that hung the kernel when doing alot of disk I/O.
> > > Leaves the partition in a mess when you reboot too.  What I am saying
> > > is that no one should run 2.2.1 .
> > 
> > I haven't seen this yet (I've been building CDs for the last 2 weeks on a
> > sparc with a 2.2.1 kernel with one IDE and three SCSI drives).
> 	Well, it was a well known bug on the kernel mailing list and 
> affected quite a few people.  I ran 2.2.1 for about a week with no
> problems.  I copied some  multi-hundred MB trees around.
> When I tried to copy a particular 500 MB tree from one
> disk to another , the kernel hung.  This was reproducible.

Quite often when `updatedb' runs here from anacron, I get a kernel
error message dump on the console. It keeps working fine though. Linux 2.2.0.
Same problem?

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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