On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 01:10:36PM -0500, Chris Tooley wrote:
> > Suspect he refers to the iBCS/Linux ABI patches for SCO etc. emulation.
> > Christoph should know more about it, he used to maintain that stuff.
I'm still looking after it.
> > I doubt it can cause specific data corruption thought - read/write
> > should be directly handed through to the linux implementations because
> > there is not much to emulate there.
*nod* - all emulations use write directly, and the only change in read for
certain personalities is to allow read ond directories, returning sysvfs
> > Point-Of-Sale sounds like it'll be often power cycled without proper
> > shutdown. This could cause problems if the HD does write buffer a lot of
> > data
> > on its own. I would try applying the ordered writing patches or at least
> > turn off the write cache of the HD.
> The application is a linux application and runs in text mode only.
> There is no gui. I can cause the same problems when I only allow ssh
> access to it as well. That means no reseting because I don't restart
> the server.
Why do you need linux-abi then if it's a native application?