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Date:	Sat, 08 Dec 2007 22:21:27 +0100
From:	Marco Gatti <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
CC:	Andrew Morton <>,, Greg KH <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>
Subject: Re: Bug: get EXT3-fs error Allocating block in system zone

Linus Torvalds schrieb:
> But the disk errors are something else, doesn't ring a bell. Sounds like 
> IO corruption on the group descriptor block or something like that. Might 
> be worth testing to see if the problem goes away with less than 4GB of 
> RAM..

Today, I tested with different amounts of RAM:

2 GB: everything works fine
4 GB: same issue as described before with allocating block in system zone

So what to do, in order to use more than 2 Gigs of RAM?


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