Re: 2.4.18 problems

Marc-Christian Petersen (
Tue, 26 Mar 2002 19:47:24 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 26 Mar 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:

Hi Andrew,

> > kernel: EXT3-fs warning (device ide0(3,10)): ext3_unlink: Deleting
> > nonexistent file (32650)
> >
> > Since 2.4.18 i get sometimes the above message. What is it?
> >
> Well that's clever of you :) According to google, only
> one other person has ever hit this with ext3. Several
> people have hit it on ext2. It does appear to be related
> to I/O errors on the underlying device.
:-( ... shit.

> Could you please force a fsck against that filesystem and
> also check you logs for any disk I/O warnings.
already done so, forced fsck and looked in the logs, but there are no I/O
Errors, but the ext3_unlink message. It appears more often the last hours

Kind regards,

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