[arch-general] RAID-0 kernel bug

Temlin Olivér temlin at gmail.com
Sat May 23 11:17:10 UTC 2015

On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 04:16:59AM -0500, David C. Rankin wrote:
> UUgh, dumb question, but... I have not used/configured this "discard", but I
> do have 6 Raid0 arrays spinning on my Arch server. Does this corruption
> potentially apply to me? Is this "discard" something that would be enabled
> by default? I have never heard of it, so that is the only thing to that
> concerns me. From the kernel thread, the fix is out on 5/22. What do I do to
> test whether I suffered corruption?

Discard is an option to use the built-in deletion function of flash storage
drives, so no hard disks are vulnerable. Assuming that your drives are actually
'spinning' in your server, it's safe to assume that you are free of this bug.

> -- 
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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