Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-26 Thread Neale Banks
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, octave klaba wrote: > > > Oct 26 16:38:01 ns29 kernel: eth0: card reports no resources. > > let me guess: intel eepro100 or similar?? > yeap er, "me too": Bus 0, device 2, function 0: Ethernet controller: Intel 82557 (rev 8). Medium devsel. Fast

Re: missing mxcsr initialization

2000-10-26 Thread Linus Torvalds
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Alan Cox wrote: > > bitmap is all about, and should be forced to go back to the bad old times > > when you had to check the stepping levels etc to figure out what the CPU's > > could do. > > You still do. In fact your example SEP specifically requires this due to > Intel

NFS, Can't get request slot

2000-10-26 Thread Grahame Jordan
Hi, We have /usr mounted over NFS on our workstations  RH6.2 Server RH 6.2 nfs-utils-0.1.9.1-1 Kernel 2.2.16 These workstations happily use samba and other services without any delays but with NFS they hang in X for up to 15 minutes before NFS come back. We can ssh into the workstations and use

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-26 Thread kernel
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Wakko Warner wrote: > I attempted to create a 4gb sparce file with dd. It failed. > I created one that was 2.1gb in size which worked. Then I appeneded more > junk to the end of the file making it over 2.2gb. > > doing an ls -l shows: > ls: x: Value too large for defined

Re: scheduler

2000-10-26 Thread Brian J. Watson
Anonymous wrote: > > In redhat where is the process scheduler located? Does this scheduler > implement round robin? It doesn't matter whether it's RedHat, or any other distribution. They're all the same kernel. Look at schedule() in kernel/sched.c to see the heart of the scheduler. My

Re: test[9-10] USB depmod unresolved symbols

2000-10-26 Thread Hunt Kent
Okay, updates: Compiled modutils 2.3.19 and the problem persists. Arch is i386, AMD K-6. Result for modprobe -ae (test10-pre5): depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.0-test10-pre5/kernel/drivers/usb/dc2xx.o depmod: usb_bulk_msg depmod:

test10-pre5: netfilter compile error

2000-10-26 Thread Paul Jakma
i get the following when trying to compile netfilter: ld -m elf_i386 -r -o fs.o filesystems.o open.o read_write.o devices.o file_table.o buffer.o super.o block_dev.o stat.o exec.o pipe.o namei.o fcntl.o ioctl.o readdir.o select.o fifo.o locks.o dcache.o inode.o attr.o bad_inode.o file.o iobuf.o

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-26 Thread Alfred Perlstein
* Alan Cox <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [001026 18:33] wrote: > > the application of a close event. What can I say, "the fd formerly known > > as X" is now gone? It would be incorrect to say that "fd X was closed", > > since X no longer refers to anything, and the application may have reused > > that fd

2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-26 Thread Wakko Warner
I attempted to create a 4gb sparce file with dd. It failed. I created one that was 2.1gb in size which worked. Then I appeneded more junk to the end of the file making it over 2.2gb. doing an ls -l shows: ls: x: Value too large for defined data type NOTE: this worked in 2.4.0-test6 and I

Re: Linux's implementation of poll() not scalable?

2000-10-26 Thread Jonathan Lemon
In article [EMAIL PROTECTED]> you write: >Linus Torvalds wrote: >> I'd much rather have an event interface that is documented to be edge- >> triggered and is really _lightweight_, than have another interface that >> starts out with some piggy features. > >Agreed (except for that 'edge-triggered'

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-26 Thread Alan Cox
> the application of a close event. What can I say, "the fd formerly known > as X" is now gone? It would be incorrect to say that "fd X was closed", > since X no longer refers to anything, and the application may have reused > that fd for another file. Which is precisely why you need to know

Re: [linux-lvm] Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Christoph Hellwig
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 01:53:08AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote: > Look like a structure mis-match to me, although lv_v2_t is the same for > all tools. Sorry I was wrong. The __unused field is missing. Yet another reason for an official 0.8 maintaince release ;) Christoph -- Always

Re: [PATCH] address-space identification for /proc

2000-10-26 Thread Jeremy Fitzhardinge
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 07:01:26PM -0400, Johannes Erdfelt wrote: > and even more obvious: > > + buffer += sprintf(buffer, "ASID:\t%p\n", mm); > > Actually putting it into the buffer would be useful as well :) That serves me right for hand-editing patches. J -- Repeat to self: I

Re: missing mxcsr initialization

2000-10-26 Thread Alan Cox
> > corrected for include the facts that the XMM feature bit is an Intel specific > > bit that other vendors may use for other things, so you need to test vendor == >^^^ > Note that they shouldn't do that! I would consider a very bad thing if they > goes out of sync on

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-26 Thread Jonathan Lemon
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 01:50:40AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote: > > kqueue currently does this; a close() on an fd will remove any pending > > events from the queues that they are on which correspond to that fd. > > This seems an odd thing to do. Surely what you need to do is to post a > 'close

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-26 Thread Alfred Perlstein
* Alan Cox <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [001026 17:50] wrote: > > kqueue currently does this; a close() on an fd will remove any pending > > events from the queues that they are on which correspond to that fd. > > This seems an odd thing to do. Surely what you need to do is to post a > 'close completed'

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Andreas Dilger
Rik writes: > it looks like the LVM snapshotting in 2.4 doesn't allow you > to create snapshots from anything else than the _first_ LV > in the VG... > > It looks like somewhere in either the utilities or the > kernel, the argument of which LV to snapshot gets mangled... > Oh, I'm using version

Re: [PATCH] make my life easier ...

2000-10-26 Thread Alan Cox
> certainly accept it), then why not just do the equivalent of a reset in > the high-level IDE driver on coming back from sleep? Possibly together > with forcing any other setup state we know about. Because windows seems to drop the controller back to PIO mode 0 and the BIOS knows about it. At

Re: PATCH: killing read_ahead[]

2000-10-26 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
"Jeff V. Merkey" wrote: > > Martin, > > A lot of changes. Have you tested this adequately? Changes of this > magnitude this late in the 2.4 cycle could break a lot of stuff. I'll > apply your patch, and let you know. > > :-) > > Jeff Martin, 1. Adaptec SCSI driver on a 4 x P6 POCA

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-26 Thread Alan Cox
> kqueue currently does this; a close() on an fd will remove any pending > events from the queues that they are on which correspond to that fd. This seems an odd thing to do. Surely what you need to do is to post a 'close completed' event to the queue. This also makes more sense when you have a

Re: Topic for discussion: OS Design

2000-10-26 Thread Albert D. Cahalan
Richard B. Johnson writes: > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Albert D. Cahalan wrote: >> Richard B. Johnson writes: >>> o Once installed, a kernel module is every bit as "efficient" >>> as some driver linked into the kernel at build-time. Of course >> >> I doubt this is true on most modern processors. On

Re: Linux's implementation of poll() not scalable?

2000-10-26 Thread Dan Kegel
Linus Torvalds wrote: > However, we also need to remember what got us to this discussion in the > first place. One of the reasons why poll() is such a piggy interface is > exactly because it tries to be "nice" to the programmer. poll() is a piggy interface because it is O(n) in polled file

Re: missing mxcsr initialization

2000-10-26 Thread Alan Cox
> Let's face it. People who don't follow the intel ordering of bits are > _buggy_. And yes, there are tons of buggy chips out there (mainly from Its tricky to do so, some of them were not even documented. And one of them (SEP) changed in the undocumented phase from one version of SYSCALL to

Re: kernel build and symbol version problem with RedHat Linux 7

2000-10-26 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 25 Oct 2000 16:48:05 -0600, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: >scsi_register--> scsi_register_R__ver_scsi_register You have been bitten by the broken Makefiles, time to do a complete cleanup and start again. mv .config .. make mrproper (clean is not enough) mv ../.config .. make

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Andrea Arcangeli
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 09:10:06PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote: > With LVM from 2.2.18aa kernels (I dont exactly remember which one) Ok, nothing relevant is recently changed there so it should be an userspace issue. Andrea - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe

Re: [linux-lvm] Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Christoph Hellwig
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 11:37:07PM +, Heinz J. Mauelshagen wrote: > > Hi Rik, > > I can't reproduce it on my box. > > Could you provide a "lvcreate -d" output of what you did to help > me to dig into that one. > > Did somebody else out there face the same 0.8final snapshot weirdness?

Re: PATCH: killing read_ahead[]

2000-10-26 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
Martin, A lot of changes. Have you tested this adequately? Changes of this magnitude this late in the 2.4 cycle could break a lot of stuff. I'll apply your patch, and let you know. :-) Jeff Martin Dalecki wrote: > > Hello! > > Please have a look at the following patch and feel free to

[launch] Beanie Award Fund

2000-10-26 Thread Dunlap, Randy
Hi, This is a notice that was sent to the linux-usb-devel mailing list last month. ~Randy ___ |Randy Dunlap | |randy.dunlap_at_intel.com503-677-5408| ---

Re: [PATCH] address-space identification for /proc

2000-10-26 Thread Johannes Erdfelt
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000, Jeremy Fitzhardinge <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 03:45:27PM -0700, I wrote: > > + buffer += sprintf("ASID: %p\n", mm); > > Obviously, this should be: > > + buffer += sprintf("ASID:\t%p\n", mm); and even more obvious: + buffer +=

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Marcelo Tosatti
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 06:34:48PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote: > > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Rik van Riel wrote: > > > > > it looks like the LVM snapshotting in 2.4 doesn't allow you > > > to create snapshots from anything else than the _first_ LV > >

Re: linux 2.2.18pre17 + VM-global -7 = `Negative d_count' oops

2000-10-26 Thread Andrea Arcangeli
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 06:37:37PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote: > Negative d_count (-805538369) for [binary garbage]/ > > followed by an oops. Kernel logfile extract below, uuencoded. Thanks for the feedback. The oops is forced by the kernel after it sees then wrong negative d_count. I'd say

Re: QLOGIC Fibre Channel init

2000-10-26 Thread Byeong-ryeol Kim
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Klaus Naumann wrote: > Byeong-ryeol Kim wrote: > > > > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Klaus Naumann wrote: > > > > > I was having some little trouble with the QLOGIC Fibre Channel SCSI > > > cards. > > > The issue is, that I have a box with an internal SCSI controller/disk > > > and

Re: Quota mods needed for journaled quota

2000-10-26 Thread Nathan Scott
hi Stephen, On Oct 26, 11:00am, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote: > Subject: Re: Quota mods needed for journaled quota > ... > > This would allow ext3 to do that which it needs to do differently > > at Q_QUOTAON and would also allow Jan's changes to work in such > > a way that both the current form of

Re: test10-pre5 won't boot on my Athlon machine (Irongate and Viper chip sets)

2000-10-26 Thread pierre
Miles Lane wrote: > Perhaps this is related to the PCI issues that are being debated on the list now. > Would someone look at my bus configuration and let me know what to test or what >patch to apply to get my kernel booting? My Athlon box has a MSI A6195KMS bios. The motherboard has the

Re: Problem with msgsnd

2000-10-26 Thread J . A . Magallon
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000 17:15:30 Marc Schneider wrote: > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > > > Marc Schneider wrote: > > > > > > msgsnd seems to be corrupting memory around the msgbuf pointer. > > > > > > for example I have the following code: > > > > > > pMsgBuf = malloc(iPacketLen + 4 + 8); > > >

Re: [PATCH] Make agpsupport work with modversions

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 06:21:41PM -0400, Alan Cox wrote: > > Well, this is usually handled by a third module that takes care of > > registering/unregistering the existence of the two modules that need to > > be possible to load/unload separately. > > But that module then depends on both of the

Re: [PATCH] make my life easier ...

2000-10-26 Thread Russell King
Andre Hedrick writes: > APM signals ATA/IDE to goto sleep. > IDE then records and buffers the setup of the host and device. > IDE forces device and host to PIO 0 (imortant step, explain later) > IDE issues spindown and sleep task-command. > IDE returns to APM with success/failure. Insert here...

Re: [PATCH] address-space identification for /proc

2000-10-26 Thread Jeremy Fitzhardinge
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 03:45:27PM -0700, I wrote: > + buffer += sprintf("ASID: %p\n", mm); Obviously, this should be: + buffer += sprintf("ASID:\t%p\n", mm); for consistency. J PGP signature

[PATCH] address-space identification for /proc

2000-10-26 Thread Jeremy Fitzhardinge
Hi, /proc has no way to indicate whether tasks share an address space. This one-liner patch adds a new ASID: field to /proc//status so there's some way to see address-space sharing between tasks. While this is hardly a bug-fix, it is a pretty useful thing to know which is otherwise completely

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Andrea Arcangeli
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 06:34:48PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote: > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Rik van Riel wrote: > > > it looks like the LVM snapshotting in 2.4 doesn't allow you > > to create snapshots from anything else than the _first_ LV > > in the VG... > > OK, I reproduced it in 2.2 as well ...

test10-pre5 won't boot on my Athlon machine (Irongate and Viper chip sets)

2000-10-26 Thread Miles Lane
Perhaps this is related to the PCI issues that are being debated on the list now. Would someone look at my bus configuration and let me know what to test or what patch to apply to get my kernel booting? lspci -vv reports: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-751 [Irongate]

Re: [PATCH] Make agpsupport work with modversions

2000-10-26 Thread Alan Cox
> Well, this is usually handled by a third module that takes care of > registering/unregistering the existence of the two modules that need to > be possible to load/unload separately. But that module then depends on both of the others unless you keep recompiling it - To unsubscribe from this

Re: kernel.org back up (film at 11)

2000-10-26 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
Good job -- A++. I hardly even noticed it was down. :-) Jeff "H. Peter Anvin" wrote: > > kernel.org is back up. > > -hpa > > -- > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> at work, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> in private! > "Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot." >

[patch] Fixes for the input (joystick, USB) drivers

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
Hi! The attached patch fixes many different little bugs in the USB input, joystick input and core input drivers maintained by me. drivers/char/joystick/adi.c: Fix gamepad handling for Logitech ThunderPad Digital and WingMan Gamepad drivers/char/joystick/gamecon.c Fix PSX

Re: Linux's implementation of poll() not scalable?

2000-10-26 Thread Dan Kegel
Jim Gettys wrote: > So I want an interface in which I can get as many events as possible > at once, and one in which the events themselves can have appropriate > aggregation behavior. It isn't quite clear to me if the proposed interface > would have this property. I believe get_event,

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Heinz J. Mauelshagen
Hi Rik, I can't reproduce it on my box. Could you provide a "lvcreate -d" output of what you did to help me to dig into that one. Did somebody else out there face the same 0.8final snapshot weirdness? On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:36:37PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote: > Hi Heinz, > > it looks

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 11:24:38PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > Vojtech Pavlik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 11:05:04PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > > > > yop, I 've done : > > > > > > make -j10 World > > > in the xfree tree and simulateously : >

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Yoann Vandoorselaere
Vojtech Pavlik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 11:05:04PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > > yop, I 've done : > > > > make -j10 World > > in the xfree tree and simulateously : > > > > while true; do make dep && make clean && make bzImage; done > > in the kernel

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 11:05:04PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > yop, I 've done : > > make -j10 World > in the xfree tree and simulateously : > > while true; do make dep && make clean && make bzImage; done > in the kernel tree Now it'd be nice to verify that the problem also happens

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Yoann Vandoorselaere
Vojtech Pavlik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 10:11:54PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > > > > > > ../drivers/block/ide.c, line 162, on version 2.2.17 does bad things > > > > > > to the timer. It writes 0 to the control-word for timer 0. This > > > > > > does the

kernel.org back up (film at 11)

2000-10-26 Thread H. Peter Anvin
kernel.org is back up. -hpa -- <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> at work, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> in private! "Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot." http://www.zytor.com/~hpa/puzzle.txt - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a

Re: AMD CPU misdetection?

2000-10-26 Thread Alan Cox
> cpu family : 5 > model : 8 > model name : AMD-K6(tm) 3D processor > ^^ > > Shouldn't it be K6-2? We report what AMD report - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Please

Re: Quota mods needed for journaled quota

2000-10-26 Thread Stephen C. Tweedie
Hi, On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 12:53:00PM -0400, Nathan Scott wrote: > > The addition of an "init_quota" method to the super_operations struct, > > with quota_on calling this and defaulting to installing the default > > quota_ops if the method is NULL, ought to be sufficient to let ext3 > > get

Re: PATCH: killing read_ahead[]

2000-10-26 Thread Linus Torvalds
On Wed, 25 Oct 2000, Alexander Viro wrote: > > Linus, what do you think about that? I can do the remaining filesystems > and give it initial testing today. Ok, looks reasonable, if not really pretty. I'd probably prefer last_page = size >> PAGE_CACHE_SIZE; last_page_size =

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Rik van Riel
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Rik van Riel wrote: > it looks like the LVM snapshotting in 2.4 doesn't allow you > to create snapshots from anything else than the _first_ LV > in the VG... OK, I reproduced it in 2.2 as well ... ;( > I have run both the following command lines (after lvremoving > snap1,

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 10:11:54PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > > > > ../drivers/block/ide.c, line 162, on version 2.2.17 does bad things > > > > > to the timer. It writes 0 to the control-word for timer 0. This > > > > > does the following: > > > [Snipped...] > > > > > > > > Well,

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Yoann Vandoorselaere
Vojtech Pavlik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 01:42:29PM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote: > > > > > ../drivers/block/ide.c, line 162, on version 2.2.17 does bad things > > > > to the timer. It writes 0 to the control-word for timer 0. This > > > > does the following: > >

Re: Linux's implementation of poll() not scalable?

2000-10-26 Thread Jim Gettys
Note that there is another aspect to the efficiency / performance of the select/poll style of interfaces not immediately obvious, but which occurs as a result of how some (streaming/batching) protocols work. An X server does not call select all that often (probably one of the two items most

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-26 Thread Timothy Ball
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 06:21:29PM +0200, octave klaba wrote: > > > > > Oct 26 16:38:01 ns29 kernel: eth0: card reports no resources. > > let me guess: intel eepro100 or similar?? > yeap > > 00:02.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 08) > Subsystem:

[PATCH] 2.2.x Fixes for stackable filesystems

2000-10-26 Thread William Taber
Linus, Alan, I am proposing this patch for inclusion in the 2.2.x tree. (Whether it goes into 2.2.18 or 2.2.19 is your call.) We have run this successfully with 2.2.14 through 2.2.17. Our kernel patches help stacking file systems work properly in two areas: * dentry reference count fixes

Re: Oops while running test10-pre5

2000-10-26 Thread Robert Lynch
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Robert Lynch wrote: > > > Oct 19 13:00:23 ives kernel: EIP:0010:[try_to_swap_out+252/796] > > Those Oopsen look like they're from test10-pre4 (fixed in pre5). Also, > please include the lines beginning with "kernel BUG at...". > >

LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-26 Thread Rik van Riel
Hi Heinz, it looks like the LVM snapshotting in 2.4 doesn't allow you to create snapshots from anything else than the _first_ LV in the VG... I have run both the following command lines (after lvremoving snap1, of course) and both of them give as a result that the LV /dev/test_vg/swap ends up

Re: Topic for discussion: OS Design

2000-10-26 Thread Jesse Pollard
Andi Kleen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 11:00:03AM -0500, Jesse Pollard wrote: > > Keith Owens <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > > > > > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000 09:17:49 -0400 (EDT), > > > "Richard B. Johnson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > [snip] > > > >This shows that out of 34,678 bytes

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-26 Thread Terry Lambert
This is a long posting, with a humble beginning, but it has a point. I'm being complete so that no one is left in the dark, or in any doubt as to what that point is. That means rehashing some history. This posting is not really about select or Linux: it's about interfaces. Like cached state,

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 01:42:29PM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote: > > > ../drivers/block/ide.c, line 162, on version 2.2.17 does bad things > > > to the timer. It writes 0 to the control-word for timer 0. This > > > does the following: > [Snipped...] > > > > Well, at least on 2.4.0-test9,

Re: Oops while running test10-pre5

2000-10-26 Thread kernel
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Robert Lynch wrote: > Oct 19 13:00:23 ives kernel: EIP:0010:[try_to_swap_out+252/796] Those Oopsen look like they're from test10-pre4 (fixed in pre5). Also, please include the lines beginning with "kernel BUG at...". -ben - To unsubscribe from this

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Richard B. Johnson
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Vojtech Pavlik wrote: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 12:04:21PM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote: > > > ../drivers/block/ide.c, line 162, on version 2.2.17 does bad things > > to the timer. It writes 0 to the control-word for timer 0. This > > does the following: [Snipped...] >

linux 2.2.18pre17 + VM-global -7 = `Negative d_count' oops

2000-10-26 Thread Ian Jackson
Andrea Arcangeli writes ("Re: linux 2.2.18-pre17: "Kernel panic: LRU list corrupted""): > I also included the fix in a new VM-global patch against vanilla 2.2.18pre17 > (the VM-global patch is available as a single patch inside 2.2.18pre17aa1/ > directory too but I have to maintain a separate

Re: 3-order allocation failed

2000-10-26 Thread Pasi Kärkkäinen
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Rik van Riel wrote: > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Forever shall I be. wrote: > > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 02:57:30PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote: > > > > __alloc_pages: 2-order allocation failed. > > > __alloc_pages: 2-order allocation failed. > > > __alloc_pages: 5-order

Re: 3-order allocation failed

2000-10-26 Thread Rik van Riel
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Forever shall I be. wrote: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 02:57:30PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote: > > __alloc_pages: 2-order allocation failed. > > __alloc_pages: 2-order allocation failed. > > __alloc_pages: 5-order allocation failed. > > __alloc_pages: 4-order allocation

Re: Kernel OOPS on boot

2000-10-26 Thread Brian Gerst
Mircea Damian wrote: > > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 10:20:45AM -0400, Brian Gerst wrote: > > Mircea Damian wrote: > > > > > > Hello, > > > > > > I'm unable to boot kernel 2.4.0-test10-pre5 on a: > > > > Upgrade GCC to 2.91.66 (aka egcs-1.1.2) > > Ok. I can do that, but there is nowhere written

Re: [PATCH] make my life easier ...

2000-10-26 Thread Andre Hedrick
LT, I can do it from user-space completely, but not today. The tools are missing. Also I have/will get my traces on my code in a day or so. Cheers, Andre Hedrick The Linux ATA/IDE guy - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to [EMAIL

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 12:04:21PM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote: > ../drivers/block/ide.c, line 162, on version 2.2.17 does bad things > to the timer. It writes 0 to the control-word for timer 0. This > does the following: > > o Selects timer 0. > o Latches the timer. > o Selects

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-26 Thread Jonathan Lemon
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 02:16:28AM -0700, Gideon Glass wrote: > Jonathan Lemon wrote: > > > > Also, consider the following scenario for the proposed get_event(): > > > >1. packet arrives, queues an event. > >2. user retrieves event. > >3. second packet arrives, queues event again. >

Re: Linux's implementation of poll() not scalable?

2000-10-26 Thread Linus Torvalds
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Dan Kegel wrote: > > With level-triggered interfaces like poll(), your chances > of writing a correctly functioning program are higher because you > can throw events away (on purpose or accidentally) with no consequences; > the next time around the loop, poll() will

eepro100: card reports no resources [was VM-global...]

2000-10-26 Thread Ville Herva
Markus Pfeiffer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Oct 26 11:24:13 ns29 kernel: eth0: card reports no resources. > > Oct 26 11:24:15 ns29 kernel: eth0: card reports no resources. > > Oct 26 12:22:21 ns29 kernel: eth0: card reports no resources. > > Oct 26 16:16:59 ns29 kernel: eth0: card reports

test10-5: af_irda.o compile error

2000-10-26 Thread Frank Davis
Hello, I didn't see this posted yet, so I have attached it below. If it has, sorry in advance. I have gcc 2.8.1 , and the kernel version is : test10-5 Regards, Frank During make modules ... af_irda.o : In function 'cleanup_module' : af_irda.o(.text+0x3e90): multiple definition of

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-26 Thread octave klaba
> > Oct 26 16:38:01 ns29 kernel: eth0: card reports no resources. > let me guess: intel eepro100 or similar?? yeap 00:02.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 08) Subsystem: Asustek Computer, Inc.: Unknown device 1043 Control: I/O+ Mem+

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-26 Thread Markus Pfeiffer
octave klaba wrote: > > > >ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/people/andrea/patches/v2.2/2.2.18pre17/VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7.bz2 > > > eth0: card reports no resources > > > VFS: file-max limit 4096 reached > > > Kernel panic: VFS: LRU block list corrupted. > > > Kernel panic: VFS: LRU block list

Re: Kernel OOPS on boot

2000-10-26 Thread Mircea Damian
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 10:20:45AM -0400, Brian Gerst wrote: > Mircea Damian wrote: > > > > Hello, > > > > I'm unable to boot kernel 2.4.0-test10-pre5 on a: > > Upgrade GCC to 2.91.66 (aka egcs-1.1.2) Ok. I can do that, but there is nowhere written that I should do that. If I remember right

Re: Linux's implementation of poll() not scalable?

2000-10-26 Thread Dan Kegel
"Eric W. Biederman" wrote: > > Dan Kegel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > It's harder to write correct programs that use edge-triggered events. > > Huh? The race between when an event is reported, and when you take action > on it effectively means all events are edge triggered. Nope. With any

Re: RAID superblock

2000-10-26 Thread Wakko Warner
> > Hi, > > After I create a RAID setup on the drives,The > > superblock will be generated at the end of the drives. > > If I move these drives to other linux system, will > > this > > system recognise the RAID setup without reconfiguring > > the Linux ? > > If the CHS / LBA settings are the

Re: kernel BUG at slab.c:804!

2000-10-26 Thread Juan J. Quintela
> "christian" == Christian Reiser <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: christian> Hi, christian> i hope i am right here, and this problem wasn't mailed a thousand times christian> before - but it is not older than 3 days (2.4.0-test10-pre5 is'nt christian> older...) christian> I am playing around

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Richard B. Johnson
On 26 Oct 2000, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > Vojtech Pavlik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: [Snipped...] ../drivers/block/ide.c, line 162, on version 2.2.17 does bad things to the timer. It writes 0 to the control-word for timer 0. This does the following: o Selects timer 0. o Latches

Re: Topic for discussion: OS Design

2000-10-26 Thread Jesse Pollard
Keith Owens <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000 09:17:49 -0400 (EDT), > "Richard B. Johnson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: [snip] > >This shows that out of 34,678 bytes we needed, we wasted 6282, ~1.5 > >pages. Since there are 5 modules, we waste about 1/3 page per module. > > > >So I

Re: syslog() blocks on glibc 2.1.3 with kernel 2.2.x

2000-10-26 Thread Ricky Beam
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Igmar Palsenberg wrote: >> Per chance are you running the name service caching daemon (nscd)? I'd >> also guess you aren't disabling fsync() for your sysylog files (it's part >> of the syslog.conf format) -- this is a conciderable drain on syslogd. > >Agree. It is there for

Re: missing mxcsr initialization

2000-10-26 Thread Linus Torvalds
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote: > On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 02:46:19PM -0400, Doug Ledford wrote: > > I've made a few correctness changes to this code. Items that needed to be > > corrected for include the facts that the XMM feature bit is an Intel specific > > bit that other

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug

2000-10-26 Thread Shane Shrybman
Hi, I have the same problem. On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Vojtech Pavlik wrote: [...snip...] > Could you send me your 'lspci -vvxxx' to confirm it's the very same > chip? 00:07.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc.: Unknown device 0686 (rev 21) Subsystem: Unknown device 1106:

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Yoann Vandoorselaere
Vojtech Pavlik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:42:31PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > > > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:20:43PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > > > > > > ... > > > > > > > > Have you any idea what is the relation between time and this chip

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:42:31PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:20:43PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > > > > ... > > > > > > Have you any idea what is the relation between time and this chip ? > > > > > > Also, I'm experiencing the problem for

Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug

2000-10-26 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:04:16PM +0100, Mark Cooke wrote: > On 26 Oct 2000, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: > > > This is an athlon 750 machine, with scsi and ide a disk... > > I've tryed to see where the problem was comming from for age > > ( the problem is what you describe and it happen after

Re: [PATCH] make my life easier ...

2000-10-26 Thread Linus Torvalds
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Stephen Rothwell wrote: > > OK, I include below a more or less translation for 2.4. I have not even > compiled this, and have not got the hardware to test it anyway. I disagree violently with doing this in the low-level drivers. If it cannot be done in user space (which

Oops while running test10-pre5

2000-10-26 Thread Robert Lynch
ksymoops 2.3.4 on i686 2.4.0-test10. Options used -V (default) -k /proc/ksyms (default) -l /proc/modules (default) -o /lib/modules/2.4.0-test10/ (specified) -m /usr/src/linux/System.map (default) Error (regular_file): read_system_map stat /usr/src/linux/System.map

Re: test10-pre4: deadlock in VM?

2000-10-26 Thread Tigran Aivazian
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Rik van Riel wrote: > On Wed, 25 Oct 2000, Roger Larsson wrote: > > > I noted that even try_to_free_buffers locks lru_list_lock. > > lru_list_lock != pagemap_lru_lock > btw, while we are at it, I am not able to reproduce this with test10-pre5 but am still running tests

Re: syslog() blocks on glibc 2.1.3 with kernel 2.2.x

2000-10-26 Thread Patrick J. LoPresti
Igmar Palsenberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On 23 Oct 2000, Patrick J. LoPresti wrote: > > > Not true. The named on our loghost is authoritative for the reverse > > mappings for all of the machines which can log there. > > Put the names of your machines in /etc/hosts on your logmachine.

Supporting extended attributes and named streams on Posix OSes

2000-10-26 Thread Michael Rothwell
I realize all of this is 2.5 material. We had been talking about this earlier, until Viro and Cox told us to quit until 2.5. Alexander Viro wrote: > > It goes off-list. But, in light of Andreas Gruenbacher's proposal (http://lwn.net/2000/1026/a/extended-attributes.php3) and Stephen

VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-26 Thread octave klaba
> >ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/people/andrea/patches/v2.2/2.2.18pre17/VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7.bz2 > > eth0: card reports no resources > > VFS: file-max limit 4096 reached > > Kernel panic: VFS: LRU block list corrupted. > > Kernel panic: VFS: LRU block list corrupted. > > Kernel panic: VFS: LRU

kernel build and symbol version problem with RedHat Linux 7

2000-10-26 Thread hiren_mehta
Hi All, I built the kernel on RedHat Linux 7 after configuring the build (make menuconfig) for SMP kernel. After installing the kernel (copy bzImage to /boot directory and run lilo) I rebooted the system to run the new kernel. Then I looked at the /proc/ksyms file to see if the symbol names are

Re: test10-pre4: deadlock in VM?

2000-10-26 Thread Rik van Riel
On Wed, 25 Oct 2000, Roger Larsson wrote: > I noted that even try_to_free_buffers locks lru_list_lock. lru_list_lock != pagemap_lru_lock cheers, Rik -- "What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!" -- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000 http://www.conectiva.com/

Re: Problem with msgsnd

2000-10-26 Thread Marc Schneider
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > Marc Schneider wrote: > > > > msgsnd seems to be corrupting memory around the msgbuf pointer. > > > > for example I have the following code: > > > > pMsgBuf = malloc(iPacketLen + 4 + 8); > > bzero(pMsgBuf, iPacketLen + 4 + 8); > > pMsgBuf += 4; /* Build a guard band

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