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Re: You found a bug in GNU Parted....

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: You found a bug in GNU Parted....
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 10:59:58 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 12:48:09PM +1200, Vik Olliver wrote:
> Apparently I'm to mail you saying:
> Version 1.6.2 and
> Assertion (ptr->rec_len > 0) at
> /home/parted/common/parted-stable/libparted/fs_ext2/ext2_inode_relocator.c:149
> in function doblock() failed.
> Ignore/Cancel?

Actually, this isn't a bug... it was just me being lazy wrt catching
on-disk errors, and not giving a decent error msg.  (It's pretty rare...)

Anyway: it means a directory is screwed.

> After this, I ran fsck on the partition and it passed with a heap of
> "duplicate or bad block" errors only one of which hit a file.But alas,
> the partition was fundamentally rooted.

What's wrong then?


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