Comment 39 for bug 317781

kubrentu (brentkubuntu) wrote :

Same data loss problem.

Installed Kubuntu Jaunty Alpha 4. ext4 as root / partition. Did all the updates.

$ uname -a
Linux andor 2.6.28-8-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 25 04:28:54 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux

ran the "write_stuff" script, and held down the power button after about 5-10 seconds.

brent@andor:~/test$ ls -l
total 4
-rw-r--r-- 1 brent brent 0 2009-02-26 13:38 file_1
-rw-r--r-- 1 brent brent 0 2009-02-26 13:38 file_2
-rw-r--r-- 1 brent brent 0 2009-02-26 13:38 file_3
-rw-r--r-- 1 brent brent 0 2009-02-26 13:38 file_4
-rw-r--r-- 1 brent brent 0 2009-02-26 13:38 file_5
-rw-r--r-- 1 brent brent 1411 2009-02-26 13:32 write_stuff

All 0B files.

I'm happy to try other tests that people may suggest.