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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Mark Lord <lkml@rtr.ca>
Cc: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>, Bron Gondwana <brong@fastmail.fm>,
	Mike Houston <mikeserv@bmts.com>,
	Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: How many people are using 2.6.16?
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 18:36:48 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0701301748230.3611@woody.linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45BFF1F4.3060401@rtr.ca>



On Tue, 30 Jan 2007, Mark Lord wrote:
> 
> I believe our featherless leader said he though it was an ancient bug,
> exasperated by something that went into 2.6.19.
> 
> If Linus's opinion is correct (still?), then the bug exists in all
> kernels since somewhere back in the 2.4.xx days.

The issue was somewhat confused by people certainly *reporting* it for 
older kernels. Also, as part of the dirty bit cleanups and sanity 
checkingwe did actually seem to fix a long-standing CIFS corruption (and 
apparently reisertfs/XFS problems too).

But the *common* case was actually introduced with 2.6.19, and 2.6.16 
wouldn't be affected. 

			Linus

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-31  2:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-29 20:30 Chuck Ebbert
2007-01-29 20:35 ` Josh Boyer
2007-01-29 20:38   ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-02-07 20:36     ` Greg KH
2007-01-29 21:04 ` Mike Houston
2007-01-29 22:13   ` Bron Gondwana
2007-01-30 20:39     ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-31  1:33       ` Mark Lord
2007-01-31  2:36         ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2007-01-31  5:49           ` Bron Gondwana
2007-01-31  7:02           ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-31 10:42             ` Reiserfs and MMAP (was: How many people are using 2.6.16?) Bron Gondwana
2007-01-31 11:49             ` How many people are using 2.6.16? David Chinner
2007-01-31 14:34               ` Steve French (smfltc)
2007-01-31 15:34             ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-01 12:13             ` Vladimir V. Saveliev
2007-02-03  1:39               ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-30 23:52   ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-31  1:48     ` Mike Houston

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