[DRBD-announce] bio_clone() critical kernel data corruption bug
Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Fri Aug 5 14:52:33 CEST 2005
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because of the possible severity of the problem.
/ 2005-08-05 14:19:28 +0200
\ Bernd Schubert:
> I just saw on the raid-list a rather critical bug that might be interesting
> for drbd as well:
> There's also a bug fix from Andrew Morton:
thank you for the heads up.
according to http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/7/28/230
the bug was introduced in 2.6.11-rc2,
says it affects
>=2.6.11-rc2, >=2.6.10-ac10, >2.6.10-hardened-r3, 2.6.12-gentoo-
so anyone running something in that range should apply the patch asap!
don't let the version number of you rdistribution kernel trick you into
believing you are not affected: e.g. I just verified that the SuSE SLES9
kernel (which pretends it was 2.6.5) has a fix for this problem since 24
May 2005 (so it _was_ affected!).
so better go double check!
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