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Date:	Tue, 05 Jun 2007 10:49:03 +0400
From:	Vasily Averin <>
To:	Eric Sandeen <>
CC:	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,,, Stephen Tweedie <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH ext3/ext4] orphan list check on destroy_inode

Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Vasily Averin wrote:
>> Customers claims to ext3-related errors, investigation showed that ext3
>> orphan list has been corrupted and have the reference to non-ext3 inode.
>> The following debug helps to understand the reasons of this issue.
> Vasily, does your customer have this patch in place?
> If not, perhaps it could be leading to the same error, because the inode will
> not be properly removed from the orphan inode list when it is freed, and
> could then be recycled...

We did have a several bugreports occurred on the kernels without your patch, but
latest incident (when check in ext3_destroy_inode has been triggered) has been
occurred on the kernel where your patch has been applied.

Thank you,
	Vasily Averin
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