NTFS problems.

James Frazer jfrazer at ieee.org
Tue Jan 13 19:50:47 PST 2004

I am not entirely sure how I'd try to debug or trackdown this problem, 
but sometimes, after my midterms, I will cvsup the latest sources and 
see if I can reproduce it.

If you could point me in the right direction (as far as acquiring good 
debug information), or give me some hints, I'd be glad to try and help 
out on this -- since this has already happenned once to me, it's 
plausible that I can make it happen again.


Matthew Dillon wrote:
:What do you suppose the likelihood of the 'trash my system' bug being 
:fixed in the NTFS code?
:Last time I mounted an NTFS partition (few months ago) everything broke 
:-- to the extent that I could no longer boot DragonFly -- and then I had 
:to do a complete reinstall.  This wasn't much fun.  I'm kind of affraid 
:to try it again.
:Any ideas?
    I just don't know the answer to this one.  It's something that usually
    happens very rarely on any system, but there could be something within
    the NTFS filesystem code that is causing wider corruption that hasn't
    been found yet.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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