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Re: Correctness

To: Jim Mostek <mostek@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Correctness
From: Kip Macy <kmacy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 11:00:01 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200004041635.LAA08085@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> We currently has a bunch of problems with type conflicts between
> XFS and Linux. Also, there are problems getting big files ( > 2^32 ) to
> work correctly. This is being address. Internally, we call this the LFS
> work since it requires having the LFS patch (which I think is now all ther
> in 2.3.99pre2).
> 
> The Volume management work is separate from the LFS (Large File Support) work.

I did not realize it stood for Large File Support, when I see LFS I think
Log-structured File System, which gave me cause for pause.

> 

> Have you tried running McVoy's lmbench?
Yes.

> How did it crash?
The system locks up and does not respond even to Ctrl-Alt-Del when running the
file system latency portion.

I will narrow it down to a specific operation.

                                -Kip


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