Very sorry, that's linux-abi.sourceforge.net
On Mon, 2002-08-26 at 12:55, Chris Tooley wrote:
> The problems we are seeing are with an old application that uses the SCO
> OpenUnix and Unixware binary compatability modules. They can be found
> at abi.sourceforge.net and are for running applications built for other
> systems on Linux. RedHat includes them but I've also tried patching
> different ways.
> I'm currently running 2.4.19 vanilla plus the abi patches plus the XFS
> patch. I've tried a lot of different kernel rpms and all have come up
> with the same issues. I've got some machines using nfs to get at the
> data and some machines using ssh. It doesn't seem to make a difference
> which they are using, or if we even just provide ssh access.
> Chris Tooley
> On Mon, 2002-08-26 at 12:12, Steve Lord wrote:
> > 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?
> > Steve
> > >
> > > Chris Tooley
> > >
> > >
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