Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2023 02:18:42 UTC
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=270632 Bug ID: 270632 Summary: [ext2fs] files <4096 bytes are corrupted on ext4 filesystems Product: Base System Version: 13.2-RELEASE Hardware: amd64 OS: Any Status: New Severity: Affects Many People Priority: --- Component: kern Assignee: bugs@FreeBSD.org Reporter: email@example.com Files smaller than 4096 bytes (probably the ext4 block-size?) get corrupted when they're written to if the filesystem is ext4. ext2 and ext3 FSes look OK. $ uname -a FreeBSD 13.2-RC6 FreeBSD 13.2-RC6 releng/13.2-n254616-a92e3fa2ade5 GENERIC amd64 # Create an ext4 FS somewhere--here on an USB thumb drive (problem first noticed # on an existing ext4 FS on a HDD). gpart destroy -F da0 gpart create -s GPT da0 gpart add -t linux-data da0 mke2fs -L thumbdrive -t ext4 /dev/da0p1 # Copy/create a file <= 4096 bytes on FS (files >4096 bytes are unaffected). mount -t ext2fs /dev/da0p1 /mnt echo 'hello world' >/mnt/a.txt # Without unmounting and remounting the FS, edit the file, making a trivial change, # eg. replacing any char. with the same one. # The issue does not occur if you unmount and remount the FS first before editing # the file. ed -s /mnt/a.txt <<\EoF 1s/./&/ wq EoF # Check file cat /mnt/a.txt umount /mnt # Remount & check file again. mount -r -t ext2fs /dev/da0p1 /mnt # File contents are replaced with NULs. File size is unchanged. e2fsck shows # no problems. hexdump -C /mnt/a.txt umount /mnt -- You are receiving this mail because: You are the assignee for the bug.