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Re: fs problem between 2.4.19-rc1 and tip?

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Subject: Re: fs problem between 2.4.19-rc1 and tip?
From: Brian Murphy <>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 18:57:12 +0200
Cc: Matthew Dharm <>
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Matthew Dharm wrote:

Is anyone else seeing a problem using SCSI disks (ext2 format) that
was introduced between 2.4.19-rc1 and the tip revision?

Upon booting the 2.4.20-pre6 (tip of CVS), the root filesystem throws
an error about an "unaligned directory entry" and then cannot find
This sounds like a problem I had with cache flushing in pci.h which got triggered by a change in the ide dma driver. Is it a pci driver? If so you could try the fix
I submitted a few days ago with ide-dma in the subject line.


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