Re: Oops accessing file on 2048 bytes/sector vfat MO in 2.4.0
Alan Cox (email@example.com)
Wed, 31 Jan 2001 16:53:49 +0000 (GMT)
> I receive a Kernel oops while copying a file from MO-drive (vfat) with
> 2048 bytes sector size. There is no problen with ext2 formatted MOs.
> I think it happens because the function pointer cfv_file_read of the
> struct cvf_format is initialized with null.
> This oops is 100% reproducable with the kernels: 2.4.0, 2.4.1-pre3,
> 2.4.1-pre7 and 2.4.0-ac11 (probably all >= 2.4.0).
Yep. You'll also see crashes and other problems if you mix 2K and 512 byte
formatted M/O disks in the drive.
Right now its a bad idea to use M/O devices with 2.4 kernels
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