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Linux 5.1 SSD Data Loss Bug

Posted by bodhi 
Linux 5.1 SSD Data Loss Bug
May 26, 2019 11:00PM
Linux 5.1 Hit By A Data Loss Bug Due To Overly Aggressive FSTRIM:

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-5.1-FSTRIM-Bug

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As a forewarning to those using LVM, dm-crypt, and Samsung solid-state drives, this combination in some manner(s) may lead to data corruption if using the Linux 5.1 kernel.

UPDATE:

I looked at the patch, it does seem to apply to SSD in general, too. Not just Samsumg SSD.

-bodhi
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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/27/2019 05:58PM by bodhi.
Re: Linux 5.1 SSD Data Loss Bug
May 27, 2019 06:58AM
Bodhi, thank you for the above report.
Re: Linux 5.1 SSD Data Loss Bug
May 27, 2019 05:53PM
It was fixed in 5.1.5:

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-5.1.5-Released

I looked at the patch, it does seem to apply to SSD in general, too. Not just Samsumg SSD.

-bodhi
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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 05/27/2019 05:58PM by bodhi.
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