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Re: inode64 and Firefox

To: aurfalien <aurfalien@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: inode64 and Firefox
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2013 09:09:16 -0500
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On 7/9/13 9:08 AM, aurfalien wrote:
> 
> On Jul 9, 2013, at 6:54 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> 
>> On 7/9/13 8:37 AM, aurfalien wrote:
>>> Before I dig deeper, wondering if any one has issues running Firefox v22 
>>> from an XFS file system mounted using inode64 option?
>>
>> I've not tried it, but first question - 32-bit or 64-bit firefox?
> 
> Its 32 bit FF.  Thunderbird also has issues.  Too bad :(

Ok, below was for 64-bit, even!

I'd file a bug w/ them, it can't be that hard to fix.  Modern filesystems have 
64 bit inodes, they should handle it!

-Eric

> Stuck in the stone age.  Got a 24TB fs functioning as a home dir for ~100 
> pplz that I would like to modernize.
> 
>> However, this isn't encouraging:
>>
>> $ file /usr/lib64/firefox/firefox
>> /usr/lib64/firefox/firefox: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 
>> (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.18, stripped
>>
>> $ ./summarise_stat.pl /usr/lib64/firefox/firefox
>>      1 100.0% use 32-bit stat() family interfaces only
>>
>> sooo if my perl script is to be believed, it may be problematic, depending 
>> on how serious a stat() failure is.
>>
>> -Eric
> 
> Thanks for the feedback.
> 
> - aurf
> 

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