EXT4 RAID Data Corruption Issue Patched in Arch Linux

Arch Linux was one of the several distributions affected by the respective data corruption issue that occurred on software RAID 0 arrays with EXT4 file systems mounted with the “discard” option, as it uses Linux kernels from the stable 4.0.x branch, as well as the 3.14.x LTS (Long Term Support) series. Both Arch Linux’s stable kernels have been updated on May 22 to Linux kernel 4.0.4 and Linux kernel 3.14.43 LTS, which patch the data corruption problem mentioned above, after numerous users were already affected by the data corruption bug.