Strange ext3 problem

Benny Amorsen benny+usenet at
Fri Oct 31 23:23:17 UTC 2008

"Joshua C." <joshuacov at> writes:

> I tested the hdd with smartmontools (short and long tests) and got no
> errors of any kind. then used fsck and e2fsck on the partition and
> they corrected something. I thought the problem was gone but here it
> happens again.

Memory error. Or CPU. Try booting into memtest86; I believe the Fedora
iso's offer that. memtest86 isn't perfect though, your PC could still
have a problem even if memtest86 says OK (after a few days of testing).


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