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Re: Not clean reboots

On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 11:35:00PM +0100, Richard Hirst wrote:
> I can't think of any way dpkg could legally provoke this behaviour,
> so I'm guessing that there is a bug somewhere that dpkg just happens
> to provoke.

Turned out to be a kernel bug in arch-specific mmap code.  If you mmap
an empty file, the file is left busy.  Fix posted to linux-ia64.


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