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Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume

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Subject: Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume
From: Sean Neakums <sneakums@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 18:55:50 +0000
In-reply-to: <1010083854.822.16.camel@space-ghost> (Colin Walters's message of "03 Jan 2002 13:50:54 -0500")
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begin  Colin Walters quotation:

> On Wed, 2002-01-02 at 13:16, Sean Neakums wrote:
>> I'm getting some random file corruption on one of my XFS LVM
>> volumes, leading to things like an emacs binary that is filled with
>> runs of NULs and pieces of deleted files.
>
> There was a problem reported with dumping emacs on NFS; it had to do
> with a bad interaction with mmap().  Are you sure you're not
> actually building over NFS?

Very sure.

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