APPLIED: [PATCH 0/1] LP#894768 -- random EINVALs on write in ext4

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at
Wed Dec 7 17:48:49 UTC 2011

On 12/07/2011 10:25 AM, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> We have been seeing a bunch of install failures and some number of other
> dpkg failures on Precise.  This has been most acute in QA where they are
> using VMs for testing, and on# which this bug is most easily triggered.
> Following this email is a patch which seems to fix the issue.  This has
> been verified by QA who have run some 50 test runs against the fixed
> kernel.  I have forwarded the fix upstream, but right now they still
> discussing another issue in the area and are holding changes there.
> As this is severely impacting QA I am recommending we apply the fix as
> SAUCE until they decide.
> -apw
> Andy Whitcroft (1):
>    UBUNTU: SAUCE: ext4: correct partial write discard size calculation
>   fs/ext4/inode.c |    6 +++---
>   1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at

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