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Re: xfsdump failure - failed to get bulkstat information for root node

To: Lars Soltau <l.soltau@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfsdump failure - failed to get bulkstat information for root node
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 13:57:35 +0000
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On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 02:14:39PM +0100, Lars Soltau wrote:
> That turned out to be the problem. Just this once I wanted to stay on 
> the user's side of the fence, install a distribution and be done with 
> it. SuSE 10.0 seems to contain a mix of 32bit and 64bit 
> libraries/executables, so I ended up recompiling acl, attr, dmapi, 
> xfsprogs and xfsdump - that fixed the problem.

The xfs ioctls have unfortunately not been designed with support for
32bit applications on 64bit in mind.  And while there's a compat layer
it only supports a subset of the ioctls.  Hopefully one day the API will
get a revision to support this.


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