On Mon, 2002-08-26 at 10:52, Chris Tooley wrote:
> We're running a point of sale system on Linux and have put the data on
> an XFS partition. Unfortunately there has been consistent corruption of
> the data during writes to the database. Since the database is an ISAM
> database, it's all stored in files that are opened and closed a lot.
> The vendor of the point of sale is blaming XFS for the corruption. The
> application is an old COBOL app that is using the binary compatability
> modules to run. Are there any known problems with corruption when using
> these binary compatability libraries with 1.1?
I am not aware of any specific corruption issues in 1.1, I know
nothing of the 'binary compatibility modules you are referring
to. Is this for running things like a.out binaries?
Do you have any information about the pattern of the corruption, or
the types of I/O being done to the files?
> Chris Tooley
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