On Mon, 5 Aug 2002 01:07:31 -0800,
Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 10:58:06AM +0200, Wessel Dankers wrote:
>> On 2002-08-03 18:59:41+0200, Wessel Dankers wrote:
>> > Also of note may be that I'm running it with the ngpt futex patch and t=
>> > O(1) scheduler patch.
>> I just tried a kernel without any patches whatsoever: it exhibits the same
>> problem. I did notice that the file needs to be written in small chunks at
>> a time. For example:
>> dd if=3D/dev/zero of=3Dfoo bs=3D1024 count=3D9
>i have reproduced this problem quite easily as well with a plain
>2.4.19 + split patches on powerpc, its not difficult at all to reproduce.
Could people reporting this problem please include their compiler and
binutils versions (gcc -v ; ld -v). I am running 2.4.19-xfs from
immediately after it was released, and I cannot reproduce the problem.
Tested on UP and SMP using
Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96/specs
gcc version 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-81)
GNU ld version 2.10.91 (with BFD 220.127.116.11.2)