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  • EXT4 Getting Fixes For A Number Of Ancient Bugs -- Back To The Linux 2.6 Days With EXT3

    Phoronix: EXT4 Getting Fixes For A Number Of Ancient Bugs -- Back To The Linux 2.6 Days With EXT3

    A set of eleven patches have been published that fix a number of longstanding bugs in the EXT4 file-system...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...x-Ancient-Bugs

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    Is this fix about hard drives device management?

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    • #3
      Do we need to reformat the partitions when the fixed kernels arrived?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Azrael5 View Post
        Is this fix about hard drives device management?
        No, it is about filesystem.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by silfox2000 View Post
          Do we need to reformat the partitions when the fixed kernels arrived?
          No, the on-disk format has not changed. The fixes are for drivers and tools, mostly related to filesystem resizing.

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