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Re: Updated XFS enabled boot-floppies (and oldworld fix)

On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 12:17:07AM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > syntax and other errors in lines which apparently do not exist. any
> > program which uses mmap on files will malfunction).
> Ah, that might explain the weird problems I've seen with gcc 3.1.

yes, in fact its gcc 3.1 that caused it to be noticed again.

> > to scan but not repair run mapcheck -n -v -a  to repair remove the -n
> > switch. 
> Looks like it's taking a couple hours to scan my / and /boot filesystems.
> :/ I assume the files should only be repaired when running a fixed kernel?

it takes about 3 minutes or so to scan about 70000 files on a G4 i
take care of...

you can fix them with the broken kernel, they will probably just get
broken again if they are written to though.

> > the bug first appeared in later 2.4.18 CVS snapshots, and was fixed
> > there a couple weeks later, it reappeared sometimes in the 2.4.19-pre
> > stages in XFS CVS (definitly including -rc2 through final 2.4.19 split
> > patches) its currently fixed in CVS, or i have the standalone patch
> > against 2.4.19+split patches if your like my and prefer to stay at
> > known snapshots.
> I do, so I'd appreciate if you could make the patch available. I looked
> through your files section but couldn't find it.

the exact set of patches i apply to my 2.4.19 kernels is now in my
files section (xfs-2.4.19) 

Ethan Benson

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