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Re: xfs mknod regression

To: Bret Towe <magnade@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs mknod regression
From: David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 00:46:44 +1100
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On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 08:48:40PM -0800, Bret Towe wrote:
> I hit a bug in 2.6.24-rc looks to be in 2.6.23 also so not sure how
> long it's been there
> with an xfs filesystem pbuilder has an issue using device files it
> makes for chroot
> the mknod command looks to work fine the file is created
> however when attempting to use one of the created files you see
> something like the below
> 
> ghoststar dev # echo "hi" > null
> bash: null: No such device or address
> ghoststar dev # ls -l null
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 3 2007-12-17 20:34 null
> ghoststar dev # ls -l /dev/null
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 3 2007-10-05 17:29 /dev/null
> ghoststar dev # echo "hi" > /dev/null
> ghoststar dev #

Ok. Works on 2.6.22. doesn't work on latest xfsdev. I'll
look into it.

Cheers,

Dave.
-- 
Dave Chinner
Principal Engineer
SGI Australian Software Group


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