UBIFS 8.2 image

John Watlington wad at laptop.org
Fri Oct 10 16:52:10 EDT 2008


On Oct 10, 2008, at 4:40 PM, Deepak Saxena wrote:

> On Oct 10 2008, at 16:26, John Watlington was caught saying:
>>
>> Still trying to reproduce the first weirdness I saw, but I've already
>> run into pretty much the same problem with my standard test.
>>
>> I installed UbiFS as indicated.
>>
>> I installed 16 files of size 32 MB in the root partition.
>> df indicated around 50 MB free.
>>
>> I started a loop of reading two files and comparing them,
>> then writing two 10MB files, reading them back (and
>> comparing them), then deleting them.  Repeat ad-infinitum.
>> After 11 cycles, writing files to the file system started failing.
>> (Read-only file system)
>
> Making sure I grok. You got an error saying that the filesystem
> was read-only?

Yes, this has happened on a couple of UbiFS laptops now.
All of a sudden, the filesystem is declared read-only, and writes/ 
deletes
stop working.   Rebooting a laptop in this condition crashes the kernel
on boot.

> ~Deepak
>
> -- 
> Deepak Saxena - Kernel Developer - dsaxena at laptop.org



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