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Re: Atari machines running Debian?

On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > BTW, I have straced "tar -C /usr/bin -c ." and found out that
> > > 'getdents64()' returns those corrupted filenames:
> > 
> > You mean, you pipe the output of this to /dev/null and wait for error
> > messages?
> yes
> > How many repetitions?
> it doesn't matter. It's 99+% reproducible so it's OK to run it under strace
> etc - it's always doing the same thing, i.e. failing with corrupted
> "slabtop"->"slabt".
> > Doesn't throw an error right away for
> > me... not even with your kernel image used.
> now that smells. A timing problem caused by different host speed? :-O
> > Can't reproduce this; I've upgraded all disk images to testing in the
> > meantime, though.
> I can reproduce it with both sarge and etch disk images I uploaded to web. But
> with sarge I had different filenames "corrupted". Maybe you could try the
> etch.img I uploaded - if you don't mind downloading 143 MB file. Perhaps it
> depends on the number of files in a directory or something like that.
> Petr
> P.S. I'll retest the etch.img and "tar -C /usr/bin -c . >/dev/null" on
> another, slightly faster (K7 2500+) host. I'd let you know if it behaved
> differently.

On my K7 2800XP I couldn't make `tar -C /usr/bin -c . >/dev/null' produce any

I'm using your 2.4.27-12 kernel and sarge.img root file system, on ARAnyM
0.9.3beta-1 from Debian testing.



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