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Date:	Fri, 22 Dec 2006 11:10:55 +0100
From:	Martin Michlmayr <tbm@...ius.com>
To:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...l.org>
Cc:	Gordon Farquharson <gordonfarquharson@...il.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>,
	Hugh Dickins <hugh@...itas.com>,
	Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@...oo.com.au>,
	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@...radead.org>,
	Andrei Popa <andrei.popa@...eo.ro>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de>,
	Marc Haber <mh+linux-kernel@...schlus.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: fix page_mkclean_one (was: 2.6.19 file content corruption on ext3)

* Martin Michlmayr <tbm@...ius.com> [2006-12-22 11:06]:
> Okay, it's really weird.  So apt-get just hangs doing nothing and I
> cannot even kill it.  I just tried to download strace via wget and
> immediately when I started wget, the hanging apt-get process
> continued.

... and now that we've completed this step, the apt cache has suddenly
been reduced (see Gordon's mail for an explanation) and it segfaults:

sh-3.1# ls -l /var/cache/apt/
total 12524
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root   12288 Dec 22 04:41 archives
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6426885 Dec 22 05:03 pkgcache.bin
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6426835 Dec 22 05:03 srcpkgcache.bin
sh-3.1# apt-get -f install
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation faulty tree... 50%

-- 
Martin Michlmayr
http://www.cyrius.com/
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