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Re: NTFS problems.

From: James Frazer <jfrazer@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 21:50:47 -0600

I am not entirely sure how I'd try to debug or trackdown this problem, but sometimes, after my midterms, I will cvsup the latest sources and see if I can reproduce it.

If you could point me in the right direction (as far as acquiring good debug information), or give me some hints, I'd be glad to try and help out on this -- since this has already happenned once to me, it's plausible that I can make it happen again.


Matthew Dillon wrote:
:What do you suppose the likelihood of the 'trash my system' bug being :fixed in the NTFS code?
:Last time I mounted an NTFS partition (few months ago) everything broke :-- to the extent that I could no longer boot DragonFly -- and then I had :to do a complete reinstall. This wasn't much fun. I'm kind of affraid :to try it again.
:Any ideas?
I just don't know the answer to this one. It's something that usually
happens very rarely on any system, but there could be something within
the NTFS filesystem code that is causing wider corruption that hasn't
been found yet.

Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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