[linux-dvb] compiling on 2.6.28 broken?
sandeen at sandeen.net
Wed Jan 14 15:48:40 CST 2009
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jan 2009 15:35:46 -0600
> Eric Sandeen <sandeen at sandeen.net> wrote:
>> Chris Mason wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 22:19 +0100, wk wrote:
>>>> I cannot fully understand what strace -v outputs (see attachment), but
>>>> what i see is that 'find' stops after finding a file with d_off = 4294967295
>>>> 4294967295 = 0xFFFFFFFF, adding any number greater that zero will be
>>>> greater that 32bits, so this could be the reason for the message "value
>>>> too large".
>>>> I also noticed that i cannot access these files through samba if i boot
>>>> from 2.6.28 - really strange.
>>>> If i reboot older kernels these are visible in samba again and fully
>>>> Attached the log from stracing the command which was ivoked by the
>>>> Makefile from v4l-dvb.
>>>> I guess this is all i could contribute to that problem. Thats stuff for
>>>> xfs filesystem experts now..
>>> Seems suspect indeed. Could you please attach the strace for the run
>>> that works on the older kernel?
>> Chris got my attention on this one; you probably want this fix from hch:
> Looks likely. It is below, for anyone who would like to test it.
> It is in linux-next. Guys, do we plan to merge this into 2.6.29?
It should be merged there, yes. Was hoping that sgi would request that
> (cc's stable at kernel.org)
> This patch applies OK to 2.6.27 and 2.6.28. Is it also needed there?
> If so, it should have had "Cc: <stable at kernel.org>" in the changelog so
> that it doesn't get lost.
It is needed for .28, but should not be needed for .27 AFAIK.
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