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Version 0.9.10 of ext3

Release Notes: A fix for an oops which could occur at unmount time due to non-empty orphan list, merging in a directory scan speedup heuristic, removal of the abort_write() address_space_operation() by ensuring that all prepare_write() callers always call commit_write(), and a number of changes to suit the new 2.4.10 VM and buffer-layer design.

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  •  16 May 2002 15:57

Release Notes: Speeding up MS_SYNC writes, setting up kjournald to be parented under init properly, ext3 is no longer experimental in config, fixes for i_blocks getting inconsistent after disk full, sped-up fsyncs in non-journaled data modes a little, no longer considering ENOSPC a fatal error when allocating an inode, a fix for an LVM snapshot deadlock, a fix for a "dump corrupts filesystems" core VFS bug, a fix for an over-zealous ext3 complaint about locked buffers, a fix for a very rare buffer leak, an O_SYNC fix, and a fix for a tiny race where a buffer could be written to disk too soon.

  •  25 Jan 2002 13:30

No changes have been submitted for this release.

Release Notes: There are no changes in this release; it's just a patch for a newer kernel.

Release Notes: Removal of much debug code, minimized core kernel changes, moving /proc/sys/fs/jbd-debug control up into jbd itself, and removal of i_truncate_sem in favour of leaving the orphaned pages on the inactive_dirty LRU rather than swapping them out.

  •  22 Oct 2001 13:32

Release Notes: Removal of compatibility ifdefs for old-style quotas, a fix for an oops in ext3_writepage(), and truncate can zero page->mapping after block_write_full_page().

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