What would be the _best_ method for people to quickly test for this?
On Mon, 2002-08-05 at 10:21, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Aug 2002 01:07:31 -0800,
> Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 10:58:06AM +0200, Wessel Dankers wrote:
> >> On 2002-08-03 18:59:41+0200, Wessel Dankers wrote:
> >> > Also of note may be that I'm running it with the ngpt futex patch and t=
> >> > O(1) scheduler patch.
> >> I just tried a kernel without any patches whatsoever: it exhibits the same
> >> problem. I did notice that the file needs to be written in small chunks at
> >> a time. For example:
> >> dd if=3D/dev/zero of=3Dfoo bs=3D1024 count=3D9
> >i have reproduced this problem quite easily as well with a plain
> >2.4.19 + split patches on powerpc, its not difficult at all to reproduce.
> Could people reporting this problem please include their compiler and
> binutils versions (gcc -v ; ld -v). I am running 2.4.19-xfs from
> immediately after it was released, and I cannot reproduce the problem.
> Tested on UP and SMP using
> Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96/specs
> gcc version 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-81)
> GNU ld version 2.10.91 (with BFD 184.108.40.206.2)
John M. Trostel
Senior Software Engineer
Quantum Corp. / SSG