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Re: Bug#336153: Bug 336153 must be fixed ASAP - filesystem corruption IS critical!

On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 05:37:27PM +0200, Tillmann Steinbrecher wrote:
> Hi,
> I can't understand why Bug 336153 still has status "pending". It's a well-known issue that causes 
> massive data corruption. It is reproducible and has been confirmed by several people, including the 
> dm-crypt developer himself.
> A patch has been available for several MONTHS.
> It's a simple 4-line patch. How come it isn't applied for the etch kernel? It is required for 
> kernel 2.6.18 which is used for etch. It is NOT required for 2.6.19 and future kernels.
> See also:
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/dm-crypt/msg00481.html

It is fixed in 2.6.18, #336153 is for sarge (2.6.8) which is where it
is still pending.

dann frazier

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