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Re: TAKE - delalloc buffer and page handling cleanup

To: Chris Pascoe <c.pascoe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TAKE - delalloc buffer and page handling cleanup
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 12:12:56 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from Chris Pascoe <c.pascoe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> of "Sun, 10 Jun 2001 14:07:00 +1000." <Pine.GSO.4.33.0106101305350.7090-200000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> Hi Steve,
> 

> I get a repeatable crash immediately on 017 with these changes.  Same
> machine as before (1GB/Dual P3-Xeon), just a slightly different partiton
> layout.  Was I supposed to avoid test 017 too?
> 
> Traces / disasm attached.  Going to recompile w/o highmem now, will let
> you know if it fails.  Hmm, same thing happens, and same w/o highmem on
> non-SMP.
> 
> Chris

This is a compiler bug! Not exactly sure what, but I can build a working kernel
with one compiler and a failing one with another compiler. gcc 2.96 works and
egcs-2.91.66 does - for this case. I have reordered the code and it all appears
to work now.

Steve



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