Re: [Qemu-devel] utimensat trouble on mips
On 5 July 2011 13:07, Johannes Schauer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> About a year ago, Kenneth Johansson reported , that trying to do a
> debian debootstrap using qemu user emulation will fail due to the
> following error:
> /bin/tar: ./postinst: Cannot utime: Level 2 not synchronized
This is the result of issues 1. and 2. listed by Wesley in this
> Now my questions are:
> * why is this happening with mips?
Because the particular bit of QEMU code which was wrongly returning
the host ENOSYS rather than the guest ENOSYS happened to be
> * is it a qemu bug?
> * why was nobody else complaining about it, given that this is an issue
> for over a year now?
I imagine because not very many people use QEMU for MIPS in
linux-user mode. Often with QEMU things work OK at the point
they were last tested, but new guest features (like this new
syscall) can cause breakage.