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Date:   Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:01:32 +0100
From:   Rainer Fiebig <>
To:     "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>,,
        "Andrey Jr. Melnikov" <>,
Subject: Re: ext4 file system corruption with v4.19.3 / v4.19.4

Am 28.11.18 um 17:10 schrieb Theodore Y. Ts'o:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 04:56:51PM +0100, Rainer Fiebig wrote:
>> If you still see the errors, at least the Ubuntu-kernel could be ruled out.
> My impression is that some of the people reporting problems have been
> using stock upstream kernels, so I wasn't really worried about the
> Ubuntu kernel (although it could be something about the default
> configs that Ubuntu sets up).  What I was more wondering was whether
> there was something about userspace or default configs of Ubuntu.
> This isn't necessarily a *problem* per se; for examople, not that long
> ago some users were getting surprised when a problem showed up with an
> older version of the LVM2 userspace with newer upstream kernels.
> After a while, you learn to get super paranoid about making sure to
> rule out all possibilities when trying to debug problems that are only
> hitting a set of users.
> 						- Ted

OK, thanks. Perhaps Andrey can tell us then what impact the default
.config had on the problem.

Rainer Fiebig

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