On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 09:46:10AM +1000, David Chinner wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 08:50:05PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > so is 32 bit userspace xfsutils kosher with a 64 bit xfs kernel? or
> > are there silly ioctl() issues?
> See debian bug 257265. Looks like silly ioctl issues were reported
> for sparc64 (64bit kernel, 32bit userspace) about a year ago and a
> fix was put into the 2.6.8-1 kernel package.
> If the debian AMD64 kernel is not built from this package (or it's
> descendent) you'll need to check to see if this mod is in that
That's just for growfs. We have compatibility shims for some ioctls,
but the complicated ones (all the handle stuff, bulkstat) doesn't work
and can't be easily made to work.