Lost buffers with mounted ext2fs

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at gmx.net
Sat Jun 19 09:40:37 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 20:38, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> IIRC this is a known bug (always 1 buffer left on reboot if any ext2 
> filesystems are mounted (rw?, didn't check if ro also triggers it) at 
> reboot/shutdown time, causing _all_ filesystems which were mounted rw to be 
> left dirty).
> Does anybody have a fix yet? I'm currently using 
> http://people.freebsd.org/~lofi/rc.shutdown.diff as a workaround...

Yes, this is a bug that was introduced sometime last year:

This also happens if the ext2fs is mounted ro.

AFAIK there is no fix available. I'd appreciate it very much though.

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