On Sun, Dec 10, 2000 at 03:34:32PM -0800, Matt Dillon wrote:
> :ever since this commit: ...
> :
> :dillon      2000/11/18 15:06:27 PST
> : 
> :   Modified files:
> :    sys/kern             vfs_bio.c vfs_cluster.c vfs_subr.c
>     Hmm.  Very odd.  It's catching a fully valid file page which is 
>     marked partially dirty, less then a kilobyte in size, mapped
>     into memory but not associated with a buffer.  m->dirty is
>     0xFC (roughly equivalent to 3584 bytes, but the file is only 932
>     bytes long.

/usr/local/news/etc#wc active
      23      92     932 active

Innd does mmap the active file, but I don't know what it does with it.
I'll look at it; maybe I can construct a simpler example.

>     I would recommend *NOT* using -current for a production news machine!!!!

Of course not, this is just a mini archive of my favourite newsgroups. :-)

>     If you can repeat the problem under -stable (which has the same patch
>     set), that will give me more of a base to work from.

Ok, I'll try that.

Bye, Philipp

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