NCPFS flags all files executable on NetWare Volumes with NFS Namespace

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
Petr/Linux, I noticed NCPFS is flagging all the files on a native NetWare volume as executable and chmod -x does not work, even if the NetWare server has the NFS namespace loaded. I looked at you code in more detail, and I did not see support their for the NFS/Unix namespace. Is this in a

kernel newby help.... What's causing my Oops

2000-10-27 Thread David Won
I need some help. My system keeps locking up on me or suddenly rebooting. Sometimes I'm able to telnet in and shutdown but usually I have to hit the power button and pray that the disk isn't thrashed. I'm running RedHat 7 and it happens with the supplied kernel or with a new kernel. I'm currently

NWFS Imaging/Migration tools for Linux Posted

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
I have posted a very complete set of server migration/consolidation tools for Linux at vger.timpanogas.org. These tools include Installshield versions for W2K, Linux, and DOS and provide a complete set of tools that can be used to perform large-scale organization-wide migrations of NetWare

test10-pre6

2000-10-27 Thread Linus Torvalds
Thanks to everybody who has been testing. pre6 has tons of small fixes, the most noticeable of which are (a) the new compiler requirements (sorry, but it turned out that 2.7.2.3 really is too subtly broken with named structure initializers that are very heavily used these days

Re: kernel newby help.... What's causing my Oops

2000-10-27 Thread Urban Widmark
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, David Won wrote: Oct 22 22:37:20 phlegmish kernel: Process esd (pid: 2356, stackpage=c1715000) [snip] Oct 22 22:37:20 phlegmish kernel: Call Trace: [smbfs:__insmod_smbfs_O/lib/modules/2.4.0-test8/kernel/fs/smbfs/sm+-220073/96]

Re: missing mxcsr initialization

2000-10-27 Thread H. Peter Anvin
MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit X-Comment-To: Alan Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED] Disclaimer: Not speaking for Transmeta in any way, shape, or form. Copyright: Copyright 2000 H. Peter Anvin - All Rights Reserved Followup to: [EMAIL

[PROPOSED PATCH] ATM refcount + firestream

2000-10-27 Thread Patrick van de Lageweg
Hi all, Here is the second try for the atm refcount problem. I've made made several enhancement over the previos patch. Can you take a look at it if I've missed anything? (This time it also includes the driver for the firestream card. That's why the patch is so large. It's gziped and uuencoded).

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 Thread Matti Aarnio
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 09:56:06PM -0400, 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

Re: Negative scalability by removal of lock_kernel()?(Was: Strange performance behavior of 2.4.0-test9)

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 03:13:33AM -0400, Alexander Viro wrote: On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote: Linux has lots of n-sqared linear list searches all over the place, and there's a ton of spots I've seen it go linear by doing fine grained manipulation of lock_kernel()

Re: test10-pre6

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 11:58:03PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote: Thanks to everybody who has been testing. pre6 has tons of small fixes, the most noticeable of which are (a) the new compiler requirements (sorry, but it turned out that 2.7.2.3 really is too subtly broken with named

PATCH 2.4.0.10.6: always no-strict-aliasing

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff Garzik
Linus Torvalds wrote: (a) the new compiler requirements (sorry, but it turned out that 2.7.2.3 really is too subtly broken with named structure initializers that are very heavily used these days inside the kernel) Suggested stable compiler: gcc-2.91.66, aka egcs-1.1.2, which

Re: Quota fixes and a few questions

2000-10-27 Thread Juri Haberland
"Stephen C. Tweedie" wrote: Hi, On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 07:03:54PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote: I stumbled into another problem: When using ext3 with quotas the kjournald process stops responding and stays in DW state when the filesystem gets under heavy load. It is easy to

IO-mapping.txt and ISA memory space

2000-10-27 Thread Geert Uytterhoeven
Hi Linus, We have isa_*() functions to access ISA memory space since a while. I'm still missing isa_{request,release}_mem_region(), though. --- linux-2.4.0-test10-pre5/Documentation/IO-mapping.txt.orig Sat Aug 5 13:21:13 2000 +++ linux-2.4.0-test10-pre5/Documentation/IO-mapping.txt

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

2000-10-27 Thread Martin Mares
Hi! So this is not our problem here. Anyway I guess it's time to hunt for i8259 accesses in the kernel that lack the necessary spinlock, even when they're not probably the cause of the problem we see here. BTW what about trying to modify your work-around code to make it attempt to read the

IDE + RAID + SMP + PIII crashes

2000-10-27 Thread Tim
I have a number of machines (on 2 different motherboards) that if I run 2.4 on hang with an NMI error about 2/3's of the way though boot (about were crond starts on redhat 6.2). 2 of the machines are based on Supermicro P6DBEs the other is based on a Gigabyte GA-6BXD. I am using the onboard ide

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-27 Thread Andrew Morton
Timothy Ball wrote: I get similar eth0 hangs using a 3c59x. Though outside of rebooting I have no clue how to get networking going again. If this is 2.2.17 then please send me the details. If it's something earlier then you will need to use the 2.2.17 driver. Or, even better, the 2.2.18

Reboot problems with test9 on SiS5582

2000-10-27 Thread Tim
When I run "/sbin/shutdown -r now" on a SiS5582 based system with a Cyrix MII cpu, the machine shuts down as far printing: Rebooting system. It then hangs. This is a RedHat 7.0 based system (The kernel was compiled with RedHat 6.2) The lspci on the system gives: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 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

/proc/(pid)/mem status and future, or alternatives?

2000-10-27 Thread Steven Brown
Hi, I had noticed that the mmapping facilities of /proc/(pid)/mem have been removed in recent devel kernels as well as in the 2.4 test series. I assume that since it is missing in the test series, that it is to be missing in 2.4.0 final as well. I poked around on the list archives and found

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

2000-10-27 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:02:20PM +0200, Martin Mares wrote: So this is not our problem here. Anyway I guess it's time to hunt for i8259 accesses in the kernel that lack the necessary spinlock, even when they're not probably the cause of the problem we see here. BTW what about trying

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

2000-10-27 Thread Yoann Vandoorselaere
Vojtech Pavlik [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:02:20PM +0200, Martin Mares wrote: So this is not our problem here. Anyway I guess it's time to hunt for i8259 accesses in the kernel that lack the necessary spinlock, even when they're not probably the cause of the

2.4.0test5 make dep errors

2000-10-27 Thread Markus hennig
hi, for information some error/warnings (?): config.c:311: #error "HiSax: No cards configured" su.c:75: asm/oplib.h: No such file or directory su.c:77: asm/ebus.h: No such file or directory newport.c:11: asm/gfx.h: No such file or directory newport.c:12: asm/ng1.h: No such file or directory

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

2000-10-27 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:58:12PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: So this is not our problem here. Anyway I guess it's time to hunt for i8259 accesses in the kernel that lack the necessary spinlock, even when they're not probably the cause of the problem we see here. BTW

New VM problem

2000-10-27 Thread James Lewis Nance
Hello all, I am running a 2.4.0-test9 kernel and I have noticed a VM problem I have not seen reported before. The machine is a uniprocessor Pentium II with 2G of ram, and the kernel is compiled with CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G and CONFIG_HIGHMEM both set to y. I also have 512M of swap on the machine.

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

2000-10-27 Thread Yoann Vandoorselaere
Vojtech Pavlik [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:58:12PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: So this is not our problem here. Anyway I guess it's time to hunt for i8259 accesses in the kernel that lack the necessary spinlock, even when they're not probably the

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

2000-10-27 Thread Ian Jackson
Andrea Arcangeli writes ("Re: linux 2.2.18pre17 + VM-global -7 = `Negative d_count' oops"): On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 06:37:37PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote: Negative d_count (-805538369) for [binary garbage]/NULL followed by an oops. Kernel logfile extract below, uuencoded. Thanks for

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

2000-10-27 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 01:16:34PM +0200, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote: Which part of the chipset you mean? The PIT (programmable interrupt timer)? That one is standard since XT times. The rest of the ISA bridge? Maybe, but that's mostly BIOS work and shouldn't impact the PIT under sane

Re: NFS, Can't get request slot

2000-10-27 Thread Alan Cox
By the evidence that we have gathered it seems that the Server is not taxed too much as samba users are getting files OK etc. The can't get request slot is plaguing many others in different ways. It looks like an NFS issue. How can this be proven? Then we can work on the problem. The

Re: missing mxcsr initialization

2000-10-27 Thread Alan Cox
Go back. Read ym email. Realize that you do this ONCE. At setup time. (I've got about 2000 to read after this jaunt so I may have missed some) You can even split SEP into SEPOLD and SEPNEW, and _always_ just test one bit. You should not have to test stepping levels in normal use: that

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

2000-10-27 Thread bart
On 26 Oct, Vojtech Pavlik wrote: 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

Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread Richard B. Johnson
Reports are that Microsoft has been broken into. Although Microsoft spokesmen deny it, reports are that the source- code for Windows/2000 (professional) has been copied to a country in the former Soviet Union. I thought that this stuff had already been "released", but nobody wanted it because

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread Tigran Aivazian
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Richard B. Johnson wrote: Reports are that Microsoft has been broken into. Although Microsoft spokesmen deny it, reports are that the source- code for Windows/2000 (professional) has been copied to a country in the former Soviet Union. I thought that this stuff had

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread David Weinehall
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 01:48:35PM +0100, Tigran Aivazian wrote: On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Richard B. Johnson wrote: Reports are that Microsoft has been broken into. Although Microsoft spokesmen deny it, reports are that the source- code for Windows/2000 (professional) has been copied to

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread Tigran Aivazian
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, David Weinehall wrote: PS. Leningrad is the old historical name of the modern St. Petersberg but we "old-timers" do still call it Leningrad, it seems more appropriate than all those "modern" name-changes... ;) You're VERY wrong here. St. Petersburg was the name

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread Tigran Aivazian
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Tigran Aivazian wrote: I should have put a smiley there shouldn't I? :) Don't you think I must be well aware of the origins of names of former soviet cities if I spent 20 (or almost 21) years of life there actually, the final and ultimate authority on whether

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 Thread Petr Vandrovec
On 26 Oct 00 at 23:15, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Wakko Warner wrote: doing an ls -l shows: ls: x: Value too large for defined data type NOTE: this worked in 2.4.0-test6 and I believe it stopped working around test8, but I'm not sure. May have been around test7.

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread David Weinehall
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 04:05:50PM +0300, Petko Manolov wrote: David Weinehall wrote: You're VERY wrong here. St. Petersburg was the name before the Soviet Union was formed and Russia marched into the Baltics. When the takeover was made, the city was renamed Leningrad (after V.I.

mousedev uses userspace pointers without copy_{to,from}_user

2000-10-27 Thread David Woodhouse
static ssize_t mousedev_write(struct file * file, const char * buffer, size_t count, loff_t *ppos) { struct mousedev_list *list = file-private_data; unsigned char c; int i; for (i = 0; i count; i++) { c = buffer[i]; oops. Can we make this

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread Tigran Aivazian
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, David Weinehall wrote: and 1924 the city got renamed again, this time to Leningrad. ok, then a quiz question - was it renamed before or after Lenin's death? (hint, Lenin died in 1924). Regards, Tigran - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-27 Thread Marcelo Tosatti
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Neale Banks wrote: 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

[PATCH] generic_serial's block_til_ready (fwd)

2000-10-27 Thread Patrick van de Lageweg
Hi Linus, This patch renames the block_til_ready of generic serial to gs_block_til_ready. This patch also exports the symbols needed by other modules with generic_serial compiled into the kernel. (it also helps when other modules have a "static block_til_ready" defined. This IMHO is a bug in

Re: [PATCH] Make agpsupport work with modversions

2000-10-27 Thread David Woodhouse
[EMAIL PROTECTED] said: But that module then depends on both of the others unless you keep recompiling it Not really, see for example ns558.c and adi.c plus their third module gameport.c, all in drivers/char/joystick. But in the case where there _aren't_ any functions which could

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-27 Thread Rik van Riel
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote: For some irrelevant reason I always test snapshotting on a LV with minor number 1 and the kernel side definitely works with 2.2.18pre17aa1: laser:/home/andrea # ls -l /dev/vg1/lv* brw-r- 1 root root 58, 0 Oct 27 2000

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread David Weinehall
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 02:24:53PM +0100, Tigran Aivazian wrote: On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, David Weinehall wrote: and 1924 the city got renamed again, this time to Leningrad. ok, then a quiz question - was it renamed before or after Lenin's death? (hint, Lenin died in 1924). After his death.

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

2000-10-27 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 02:04:58PM +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Interesting. If it's caused by SCSI as well (might be), then it's not caused by heavy IDE activity but rather than that it could be heavy BusMastering activity instead (The IDE chip does BM as well). I'm still

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-27 Thread Andrea Arcangeli
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 11:32:06AM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote: Have you checked if the CONTENT of the snapshot is indeed the right LV and not the other one? laser:~ # mke2fs /dev/vg1/lv1 /dev/null laser:~ # mount /dev/vg1/lv1 /mnt laser:~ # /mnt/ciao laser:~ # ls /mnt . .. ciao lost+found

Re: [PROPOSED PATCH] ATM refcount + firestream

2000-10-27 Thread Brian Gerst
Andrew Morton wrote: Patrick van de Lageweg wrote: Hi all, Here is the second try for the atm refcount problem. I've made made several enhancement over the previos patch. Can you take a look at it if I've missed anything? (This time it also includes the driver for the firestream

Re: bind() allowed to non-local addresses

2000-10-27 Thread Alan Cox
Does some one have a copy of the posix 1003.1g draft so this can be verified. This is the kind of ammunition I was talking about earlier 1003.1g isnt what matters - SuS is. that I would need to convince Sun to change the compatibility test suite. However, if the 1003.1g draft even

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

2000-10-27 Thread Chris Swiedler
It doesn't practically matter how efficient the X server is when you aren't busy, after all. A simple polling scheme (i.e. not using poll() or select(), just looping through all fd's trying nonblocking reads) is perfectly efficient when the server is 100% busy, and perfectly inefficient when

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-27 Thread Rik van Riel
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote: On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 11:32:06AM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote: Have you checked if the CONTENT of the snapshot is indeed the right LV and not the other one? laser:~ # mke2fs /dev/vg1/lv1 /dev/null laser:~ # mount /dev/vg1/lv1 /mnt laser:~ #

Re: LVM snapshotting broken?

2000-10-27 Thread Andrea Arcangeli
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 11:55:03AM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote: Andrea, could you send me the patches you use to make your LVM utilities work? Then we'll be able to put together at ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/7.0/suse/zq1/lvm.spm Andrea - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

Re: [PATCH] cpu detection fixes for test10-pre4

2000-10-27 Thread Alan Cox
- make Pentium IV and other post-P6 processors use the "i686" family name (same fix as the system_utsname.machine init fix which went into include/asm-i386/bugs.h in test10-pre4) We should never have used anything but "i386" as the utsname... sigh. Its questionable if we

Re: New VM problem

2000-10-27 Thread James Lewis Nance
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 07:03:29AM -0400, James Lewis Nance wrote: I left a single large job running when I left yesterday afternoon (size=1651M, RSS=1.5G). When I got in this morning I wanted to see if it was still running so I typed "top" in an Xterm. When I hit return I thought the

pcmcia in test10pre6

2000-10-27 Thread Jonathan Hudson
Previously working in test10pre*, now gives many unresolved symbols: /lib/modules/2.4.0-test10/pcmcia/cs.o: unresolved symbol cb_free /lib/modules/2.4.0-test10/pcmcia/cs.o: unresolved symbol cb_disable /lib/modules/2.4.0-test10/pcmcia/cs.o: unresolved symbol pcmcia_read_memory

Re: [PROPOSED PATCH] ATM refcount + firestream

2000-10-27 Thread Patrick van de Lageweg
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Andrew Morton wrote: Patrick van de Lageweg wrote: Hi all, Here is the second try for the atm refcount problem. I've made made several enhancement over the previos patch. Can you take a look at it if I've missed anything? (This time it also includes the driver

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 Thread kernel
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Wakko Warner wrote: I did upgrade that and it didn't help anything. Was your glibc compiled against 2.4 kernel headers? -ben - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Please

Re: [PROPOSED PATCH] ATM refcount + firestream

2000-10-27 Thread Brian Gerst
Patrick van de Lageweg wrote: On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Andrew Morton wrote: Patrick van de Lageweg wrote: Hi all, Here is the second try for the atm refcount problem. I've made made several enhancement over the previos patch. Can you take a look at it if I've missed anything?

Re: [PROPOSED PATCH] ATM refcount + firestream

2000-10-27 Thread Rogier Wolff
Brian Gerst wrote: + struct module *owner; + struct module *owner; bix:/home/morton We use it throught the fops_get/fops_put macros to in/decrease the mod counter. See the definitions for those macros (include/linux/fs.h) Patrick This will break

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-27 Thread Ville Herva
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 11:29:08AM -0200, you [Marcelo Tosatti] claimed: On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Neale Banks wrote: 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,

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-27 Thread Jamie Lokier
Alfred Perlstein wrote: If a programmer does not ever wish to block under any circumstances, it's his obligation to communicate this desire to the implementation. Otherwise, the implementation can block if it doesn't have data or an error available at the instant 'read' is called,

Big file support in Linux 2.2

2000-10-27 Thread jpranevich
Hello, For one of our projects here, we've crashed head first into the 2 gig file size limitation in Linux 2.2 kernels. While I know that this has been solved in 2.3/2.4, has there been any work to backport this feature into a Linux 2.2 kernel? I'm looking for a temporary solution until we can

Network block device moving to sourceforge

2000-10-27 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! You can see the project at http://nbd.sourceforge.net/. If you want to help, just contact me. Pavel -- The best software in life is free (not shareware)! Pavel GCM d? s-: !g p?:+ au- a--@ w+ v- C++@ UL+++ L++ N++

Podfuk renamed to uservfs and moved to sourceforge

2000-10-27 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! Subject says it pretty much all. If you want to help with anything, just get yourself sourceforge account and ask me ;-). Pavel -- The best software in life is free (not shareware)! Pavel GCM d? s-: !g p?:+ au-

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

2000-10-27 Thread Andrea Arcangeli
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:14:56PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote: gcc version 2.95.2 2220 (Debian GNU/Linux) Please give a try to 2.95.2 19991024 (release) or egcs 1.1.2 or gcc 2.7.2.3. I don't see anything strange in your .config. Andrea - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff Nguyen
You should use the Intel e100 driver at http://support.intel.com/support/network/adapter/pro100/100Linux.htm. It works much better than eepro100. Jeff ASL - Original Message - From: Ville Herva [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread Dmitri Pogosyan
Tigran Aivazian wrote: On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, David Weinehall wrote: PS. Leningrad is the old historical name of the modern St. Petersberg but we "old-timers" do still call it Leningrad, it seems more appropriate than all those "modern" name-changes... ;) You're VERY wrong here. St.

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-27 Thread Alfred Perlstein
* Jamie Lokier [EMAIL PROTECTED] [001027 08:21] wrote: Alfred Perlstein wrote: If a programmer does not ever wish to block under any circumstances, it's his obligation to communicate this desire to the implementation. Otherwise, the implementation can block if it doesn't have data or an

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 Thread Wakko Warner
I did upgrade that and it didn't help anything. Was your glibc compiled against 2.4 kernel headers? That I do not know. it's v 2.1.99 that came with debian in the past week or so -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 Thread David Weinehall
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:19:54PM -0400, Wakko Warner wrote: I did upgrade that and it didn't help anything. Was your glibc compiled against 2.4 kernel headers? That I do not know. it's v 2.1.99 that came with debian in the past week or so Then it's compiled against the v2.2

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread J. Dow
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] If Bill said 'screw you' to the blackmailer and made the press release, we should see the source on web sites soon. Then we can see how bad it really is. Maybe even fix it. Dave, my partner has legal access to the MS source code. In some of my own work I discovered

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 Thread kernel
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, David Weinehall wrote: On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:19:54PM -0400, Wakko Warner wrote: That I do not know. it's v 2.1.99 that came with debian in the past week or so Then it's compiled against the v2.2 kernel headers. That explains why LFS isn't working then. I

Re: Blocked processes = Elevator starvation?

2000-10-27 Thread Rui Sousa
On Sun, 8 Oct 2000, Rik van Riel wrote: On Sun, 8 Oct 2000, Rui Sousa wrote: After starting 2 processes that scan a lot of files (diff, find, slocate, ...) it's impossible to run any other processes that touch the disk, they will stall until one of the first two stop. Could this be a

Re: Blocked processes = Elevator starvation?

2000-10-27 Thread Rik van Riel
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Rui Sousa wrote: I finally had time to give this a better look. It now seems the problem is in the VM system. *sigh* schedule() ___wait_on_page() do_generic_file_read() generic_file_read() sys_read() system_call() So it seems the process is either in a loop in

Re: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)

2000-10-27 Thread Art Boulatov
David Weinehall wrote: On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 04:05:50PM +0300, Petko Manolov wrote: David Weinehall wrote: You're VERY wrong here. St. Petersburg was the name before the Soviet Union was formed and Russia marched into the Baltics. When the takeover was made, the city was

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-27 Thread Dan Kegel
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. 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

GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread Jason Wohlgemuth
Consider this: A subsystem that is statically built into the Linux Kernel is modified to allow the registration of a structure containing function pointers. The function pointers corrolate to a set of functions within that subsystem. If the new structure of pointers has been registered, the

Re: kqueue microbenchmark results

2000-10-27 Thread Alfred Perlstein
* Dan Kegel [EMAIL PROTECTED] [001027 09:40] wrote: 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. the application of a close event. What can I say, "the fd formerly known

Re: GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread David Weis
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jason Wohlgemuth wrote: Now, if a module is loaded that registers a set of functions that have increased functionality compared to the original functions, if that modules is not based off GPL'd code, must the source code of that module be released under the GPL? It

Re: pcmcia in test10pre6

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 11:32:18AM +, Jonathan Hudson wrote: Previously working in test10pre*, now gives many unresolved symbols: /lib/modules/2.4.0-test10/pcmcia/cs.o: unresolved symbol cb_free /lib/modules/2.4.0-test10/pcmcia/cs.o: unresolved symbol cb_disable

Re: NCPFS flags all files executable on NetWare Volumes wit

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 03:00:31PM +, Petr Vandrovec wrote: On 27 Oct 00 at 0:16, Jeff V. Merkey wrote: I noticed NCPFS is flagging all the files on a native NetWare volume as executable and chmod -x does not work, even if the NetWare server has the NFS namespace loaded. I looked at

Re: NCPFS flags all files executable on NetWare Volumes wit

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff V. Merkey
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 10:57:54AM -0600, Jeff V. Merkey wrote: On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 03:00:31PM +, Petr Vandrovec wrote: On 27 Oct 00 at 0:16, Jeff V. Merkey wrote: I noticed NCPFS is flagging all the files on a native NetWare volume as executable and chmod -x does not work, even

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-27 Thread Alan Cox
You should use the Intel e100 driver at http://support.intel.com/support/network/adapter/pro100/100Linux.htm. It works much better than eepro100. Thats not the general consensus, but its worth trying in case it works best for a given problem. In paticular it knows about bugs with combinations

Re: GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread Alan Cox
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jason Wohlgemuth wrote: Now, if a module is loaded that registers a set of functions that have increased functionality compared to the original functions, if that modules is not based off GPL'd code, must the source code of that module be released under the GPL?

Re: GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread Alan Cox
Now, if a module is loaded that registers a set of functions that have increased functionality compared to the original functions, if that modules is not based off GPL'd code, must the source code of that module be released under the GPL? Consult a Copyright/'Intellectual Property'

Re: GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread Mark Salisbury
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jason Wohlgemuth wrote: Consider this: A subsystem that is statically built into the Linux Kernel is modified to allow the registration of a structure containing function pointers. The function pointers corrolate to a set of functions within that subsystem. If the

Re: GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread Matthew Dharm
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 06:21:27PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote: On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jason Wohlgemuth wrote: Now, if a module is loaded that registers a set of functions that have increased functionality compared to the original functions, if that modules is not based off GPL'd code,

Full preemption issues

2000-10-27 Thread George Anzinger
Dear Linus, As you know we at MontaVista are working on a fully preemptable kernel. In this work we have come up with a couple of issues we would like your comments on. First, as you know, we have added code to the spinlock macros to count up and down a preemption lock counter. We would like

Re: Full preemption issues

2000-10-27 Thread Linus Torvalds
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, George Anzinger wrote: First, as you know, we have added code to the spinlock macros to count up and down a preemption lock counter. We would like to not do this if the macro also turns off local interrupts. The issue here is that in some places in the code,

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-27 Thread Jeff Nguyen
Alan, I agree with your point. In term of usability, the e100 driver has a wider range of support for the Intel NIC cards. Jeff - Original Message - From: Alan Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Jeff Nguyen [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Ville Herva [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL

mkraid

2000-10-27 Thread Anil kumar
Hi, I have a problem with mkraid I am working on a Red hat Linux ver 7.0 kernel version: 2.2.16 No raid patch no raid tools when I run #mkraid /dev/md0 when I check /proc/mdstat,I find md0 active with raid information. But when again I run #mkraid /dev/md0 I get an

Re: [PATCH] cpu detection fixes for test10-pre4

2000-10-27 Thread Tim Riker
Alan Cox wrote: - make Pentium IV and other post-P6 processors use the "i686" family name (same fix as the system_utsname.machine init fix which went into include/asm-i386/bugs.h in test10-pre4) We should never have used anything but "i386" as the utsname... sigh.

Somewhat different GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread Christopher Friesen
If I use some GPL'd code and make calls from my software to the GPL'd code, do I need to make *my* code available? Or would I only have to make available any changes to the GPL'd code? Section 2.b of the GPL seems to indicate that I need to make the source for my entire executable available if

Re: Big file support in Linux 2.2

2000-10-27 Thread Andreas Dilger
Joe writes: For one of our projects here, we've crashed head first into the 2 gig file size limitation in Linux 2.2 kernels. While I know that this has been solved in 2.3/2.4, has there been any work to backport this feature into a Linux 2.2 kernel? I'm looking for a temporary solution until

Re: Somewhat different GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread Rik van Riel
On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Christopher Friesen wrote: If I use some GPL'd code and make calls from my software to the GPL'd code, do I need to make *my* code available? Or would I only have to make available any changes to the GPL'd code? Section 2.b of the GPL seems to indicate that I need to

Re: Big file support in Linux 2.2

2000-10-27 Thread Matti Aarnio
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:02:44PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote: There may be other sources. You also need to have a newer glibc (or recompile your own) to really support LFS. However all software is *not* written to use LFS extended versions of things. Often using defines of:

Re: [PATCH] cpu detection fixes for test10-pre4

2000-10-27 Thread H. Peter Anvin
Alan Cox wrote: - make Pentium IV and other post-P6 processors use the "i686" family name (same fix as the system_utsname.machine init fix which went into include/asm-i386/bugs.h in test10-pre4) We should never have used anything but "i386" as the utsname... sigh.

Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7

2000-10-27 Thread octave klaba
The Becker's driver from ftp://ftp.scyld.com/pub/network/eepro100.c cures the error messages, yes. even is setup is not clean, it seems to work with 24-25Mbs since I have no errors. but the network still stalls, and worse yet, seems to stall forever (as opposed to few minutes with

RE: GPL Question

2000-10-27 Thread David Schwartz
Now, if a module is loaded that registers a set of functions that have increased functionality compared to the original functions, if that modules is not based off GPL'd code, must the source code of that module be released under the GPL? If the answer to this is "yes", then

Re: Supporting extended attributes and named streams on Posix OSes

2000-10-27 Thread Michael Rothwell
I saw that a number of people downloaded the document; did anyone read it? -M Michael Rothwell wrote: 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

IDE patches for 2.2.18-pre17

2000-10-27 Thread I Lee Hetherington
Does anyone have the IDE patches updated for 2.2.18-pre17? The version for 2.2.18-pre3 has a lot of rejects when applied to pre17, and I figured I'd see if someone has worked them out already. Thank in advance. --Lee Hetherington - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe

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