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Re: kernel oops with linux 2.4.17-xfs

To: Robert Sander <gurubert-news@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kernel oops with linux 2.4.17-xfs
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 23 Jan 2002 09:39:24 -0600
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On Wed, 2002-01-23 at 09:36, Robert Sander wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2002 15:12:25 +0000 (UTC),
>  Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Please turn off spinlock debugging, it does not work in the xfs code,
> > we compile with -f unsignedchar and this breaks the check in the
> > spinlock debug where it does a signed comparison on a spinlock.
> I see, I thought of that, I will try again. Should be stated somewhere
> in big red letters. ;-)

Yes, I was thinking of a #error somewhere in xfs if this option is
turned on. Ideally xfs should use unsigned char explicitly rather
than assuming it. Yet another thing for the todo list.


> Greetings
> -- 
> Robert Sander
> Computer Scientist                                       Epigenomics AG
> Bioinformatics R&D        www.epigenomics.com         Kastanienallee 24
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Steve Lord                                      voice: +1-651-683-3511
Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software         email: lord@xxxxxxx

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