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December 29, 2006

Linux: Chasing Down Data Corruption

Filed under: linux — tuxicity @ 5:08 pm

“I think the page-writeout is implicated,” Linus explains, “because I do seem to need it, but the page-cache flush does seem to make corruption _easier_ to see. I now seem about to trigger it with a 100MB file on a 256MB machine in a minute or so, with this slight modification. I still don’t see _why_, though. But maybe smarter people than me can see it.”

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