"Nathan Scott" <nathans@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Now that I think back, I remember Thomas came across this
> problem on ppc a while back also, I don't think it was ever
> resolved. What you've started doing above is probably the
> simplest way to go - I'd suggest keep doing that. You'll
> need to find the exact point in the code where the kernel
> is deciding to return EFAULT ... from a quick peek, I see
> there's one case in getname() - perhaps thats it.
> Once you find the offending line, you'll need to understand
> the conditional statement just prior to EFAULT being set;
> eg. use a few more printks before the condition to see what
> the values of the variables involved are and which part of
> it is evaluating to true (and then, hopefully, why).
yes - i was the onwhich had this problem once - i also tried
the printk's but ended up at very strange things ... maybe i
should try again ...
thomas graichen <tgr@xxxxxxxxxxx> ... perfection is reached, not
when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no
longer anything to take away. --- antoine de saint-exupery