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Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 04 Jan 2002 14:29:53 -0600
Cc: Sean Neakums <sneakums@xxxxxxxx>, Linux XFS <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <1010174871.30053.6.camel@jen.americas.sgi.com>
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What is the affected version with this? 2.4.17 or all?

On Fri, 2002-01-04 at 14:07, Steve Lord wrote:
> On Fri, 2002-01-04 at 12:54, Sean Neakums wrote:
> > begin  Sean Neakums quotation:
> > 
> > > I am now going to do a build of the upstream source and see if I can
> > > make the dump break on that too.  I'm hopeful that it will, as the
> > > unexec code is the same in upstream as in the Debian emacs21
> > > package.
> > 
> > Yep, I just got me a dumped emacs binary full of NULs with the
> > original GNU source.
> 
> OK, bingo, I can replicate this now, I too have a bad binary, it looks
> like the memory is getting reclaimed without getting flushed out to
> disk - which is not good at all.
> 
> This actually gives me something to go on, hopefully it won't take too
> long to find now. Thanks for your persistance in generating a test
> case here.
> 
> Steve
> 
> 
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> 
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Austin Gonyou
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