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Date:	Fri, 7 Dec 2007 13:58:40 -0500
From:	"linux-os (Dick Johnson)" <>
To:	"Dave Jones" <>
Cc:	"Linux kernel" <>
Subject: Re: Possible EXT2 race

On Fri, 7 Dec 2007, Dave Jones wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 08:15:42AM -0500, linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
> > Dec  7 04:05:55 chaos kernel: sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] Add. Sense: Peripheral device write fault
> This sounds more like a hardware problem.
> 	Dave

There was an attempt to write beyond the end of the device because
everything in the file-system was getting trashed. I can read/write
the 5 year-old SCSI physical drive with no errors from both within
linux and through the Adaptec BIOS. This problem only occurs
when I attempt to truncate a file that is being written by another

> -- 

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version on an i686 machine (5588.29 BogoMips).
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