Re: [reiserfs-list] Viability of Open Source Business Models Tried Once Again:-)

2001-12-05 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 09:58:47PM +0300, Hans Reiser wrote: I have reviewed the document and I think I have some comments on it: There is no easy way to enforce limit on software's capabilites based on underlying hardware cost. Therefore charging license fees as a percentage of hw

Re: [reiserfs-list] Viability of Open Source Business Models Tried Once Again:-)

2001-12-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 06:14:39PM +1100, Adam Goryachev wrote: he can use (non exclusively!) and no additional rights to software, though development cost is almost the same, I guess. OR, set up a fund, when the fund reaches $x, the developers will add that functionality... Thus,

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: Are you working on 2.4.17-pre4? Maybe the ReiserFS lock-break?

2001-12-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 05:11:27AM +0100, Dieter Nützel wrote: This fix also adds your lock_break numbers reported, and I have them all now. If you still run with debugging, I would appreciate if you would send me any output you still get. Other than these ReiserFS warning/error

Re: [reiserfs-list] Viability of Open Source Business Models Tried Once Again:-)

2001-12-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 04:59:59PM +0300, Hans Reiser wrote: Sure, because they have not so much money, BUT they are trying to get as much as possible for their money. If persented with choice to get 15Gb drive for $110 + advanced filesystem for it for $11 (10 % of the cost) or 30

Re: [reiserfs-list] Viability of Open Source Business Models Tried Once Again:-)

2001-12-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 10:11:39PM +0300, Hans Reiser wrote: So my numbers are pretty accurate, I think. Your numbers may be accurate, but they represent an anomaly. Most hardware features have a negative economy of scale. No. For the low-end hardware this is not true. CPUs: AMD

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: funny file permission after reiserfsck

2001-12-14 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 05:39:32AM +0100, Dieter Nützel wrote: I have found the culprit. The _BAD_ guy is _P_ P-reiser_stats_fix.patch. This is very strange, I can say. Because P-reiser_stats_fix.patch does not touch any critical stuff. While I was reviewing it again today, I noticed a

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: funny file permission after reiserfsck

2001-12-16 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 04:20:15PM +0300, Hans Reiser wrote: mount -conv all the workstations. mount -o conv does not work if you do 'mount -o remount,conv' (ie for root fs) (But if course booting from rescue CD is still possible ;) ) Bye, Oleg

Re: [reiserfs-list] Linux-2.4.17-rc1 boot problem (fwd)

2001-12-17 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Sun, Dec 16, 2001 at 10:36:50AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote: [cursing] I think its almost the same bug we found on friday in the P patch (not in the kernel yet) where 3.6.x filesystems are missing some intialization on remounts from ro to rw. I think that having 2 places doing same

[reiserfs-list] Re: patch archive for current kernels (2.4.17-rc2)?

2001-12-20 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 06:17:06PM +0100, Dieter Nützel wrote: is it to much to hope that the reiser team held there ftp archive up todate? Shouldn't we a have a 2.4.17-rc.pending archive, already? Well, I think it is reasonable. I've created 2.4.17-rc2.pending dir on ftp server. All

Re: [reiserfs-list] best kernel to work with reiserfs

2001-12-20 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 12:31:24AM +0100, Jens Benecke wrote: which 2.4 kernel that work best with reiserfs without any problem ? I am using 2.4.15pre1, new format, simple partitions and LVM volumes, about 300G in total, without any problems so far. My kernel packages can be

Re: [reiserfs-list] When will Reiserfs be ready?

2002-01-04 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! Hmm... is bigpond.com is another fre web-mail stuff to help trolls to grow? :) On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 08:43:59PM +1100, _nasturtium wrote: Interestingly, Hans Reiser defends his business model by stating They wouldn't send an email like this to their medical doctor expecting a

Re: [reiserfs-list] ReiserFS kernel compatibility

2002-01-04 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 09:06:22PM +1100, _nasturtium wrote: Does anyone know if it is possible to use Reiser as root, user and home partitions in Peanut Linux? It was recommended on the Linux Mandrake If they use linux kernel 2.2 or 2.4, it is possible. You may need to

Re: [reiserfs-list] kernel dump

2002-01-09 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 10:42:45AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote: I understand that some of these patches may originate from Chris Mason (e.g. quota), but for others, I'm totally lost. I have checked namesys ftp repository and have not found anything even remotely resembling some of

Re: [reiserfs-list] Boot failure: msdos pushes in front of reiserfs

2002-01-16 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 06:47:12PM +0100, Matthias Andree wrote: Looking at init/main.c and fs/super.c, rootfsflags parameter is never saved, moreover - it's original value is destroyed, once initrd fs is mounted. And I only see not very nice ways of fixing this, so perhaps

Re: [reiserfs-list] Boot failure: msdos pushes in front of reiserfs

2002-01-16 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 07:53:16PM +0100, Hubert Mantel wrote: initrd, and thus at the bottom of the list. Strange enough SuSE compile MSDOS which hardly anyone needs at boot time into the kernel, but not reiserfs (admittedly, reiserfs takes up some memory, but then, it's a FAT is

Re: [reiserfs-list] Can ReiserFS handle removable storage?

2002-01-20 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 10:46:09AM +0100, Russell Coker wrote: USB by it's nature is something external to the system. Unplugging a USB cable with a mounted drive attached should (IMHO) get the same result as unplugging an Ethernet cable with an NFS mount in progress. This means

Re: [reiserfs-list] ReiserFS reguarding Superblocks

2002-01-20 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 03:44:01PM -0500, Shawn wrote: I've noticed that ReiserFS only have one superblock (?) Is there away I Actually there is up to 4 (?) superblocks copies that can be stored in journal. can back this superblock up and or make more of them? What for. reiserfsck

Re: [reiserfs-list] ReiserFS reguarding Superblocks

2002-01-20 Thread Oleg Drokin
tools to recover data, if something still got wrong. Bye, Oleg On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 02:11:31AM -0500, Shawn Starr wrote: Well, it said my partition size was out of range then could not repair superblock and blew up :/ Hopefully, its fixed now. On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Oleg Drokin wrote

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: Can ReiserFS handle removable storage?

2002-01-21 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 07:17:15AM -0500, Johan Kullstam wrote: You can have SCSI and IDE unpluggable devices too... IDE code is not in kernel proper yet. As for SCSI, it is not recommended to unplug scsi devices with PC powered. what about SCA? it's 80pin SCSI (the 68 pin

Re: [reiserfs-list] vs-2100: add_save_link:search_by_key

2002-01-28 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 02:47:17PM +0100, Zeljko Brajdic wrote: Ok, thank you for the report, we hope we'll be able to reproduce this error locally. Should stay with 2.4.17 or reboot in 2.2.16 (i didn't convert to 3.6:))?! 2.4.17 have more bugfixes in than 2.4.17 so I think 2.4.17

Re: [reiserfs-list] Wrong link to reiserfsprogs

2002-01-28 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 04:19:57PM +0100, Martin Knoblauch wrote: the reiserfsprogs link on the namesys download page seems to be wrong. It points to: ftp://ftp.namesys.com/pub/reiserfsprogs/reiserfsprogs-3.x.1.tar.gz where it should point to:

Re: [reiserfs-list] Converting from 3.5 to 3.6

2002-01-30 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 11:14:20AM +0100, Heinz-Josef Claes wrote: I'm running the following perl script (x.pl) on linux (same result for 3.5 and 3.6): -rw-r--r-- 64535 root root0 Jan 30 11:14 a As you can see, it's not 65535 links, it's 643535. Same result for

Re: [reiserfs-list] help reiserfsck crashed fs

2002-02-01 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 06:37:02AM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I then tried --rebuild-tree, which dies almost immediately with the message: FIXME: should set deh_location of previous entry (not ready) Segmentation fault Can you please try latest released reiserfsprogs?

Re: [reiserfs-list] PAP-5660, what this?

2002-02-01 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! 2.4.14 is somewhat old kernel. There were bugs fixed since then, so I'd recommend you to upgrade. And reiserfsck --check won't hurt you but will show is your FS actually ok. Bye, Oleg On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 01:18:03PM +0100, Thomas Lang?s wrote: I got this in dmesg on one of

Re: [reiserfs-list] Linux 2.5.3-dj1 kernel

2002-02-01 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 10:08:17AM -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good idea, or bad? I see it merged in some of Oleg's patches, but it's not immediately clear which ones... You can get patches separately from lkml for now (not yet on ftp). 2 serious are there. Do not run vanilla 2.5.3

Re: [reiserfs-list] what happened to my reiserfs please help

2002-02-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 04:07:30PM +0700, Dikshie wrote: so how to fix this problem(s) ? Have you tried 2.4 kernels? This error will go away if you turn off CONFIG_REISERFS_CHECK in your kernel config. Bye, Oleg

Re: [reiserfs-list] File corruption while reading

2002-02-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 01:58:05PM +0100, Michael Waschb?sch wrote: my computer lost power while accessing a file read only on reiserfs (kernelversion 2.4.8). After a reeboot, there was a normal log replay without errors. But that file was totally damaged. Any explainations? How do

Re: [reiserfs-list] Stale File Handle problem

2002-02-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 02:08:19PM +0100, Martin Knoblauch wrote: thanks to Trond, the stale file handle problem is solved for me. Adding conv to the mount options did the trick. Adding conv to mount options of what? On NFS client (to nfs link) or on nfs server (to reiserfs mount)

Re: [reiserfs-list] conv mount option not for /?

2002-02-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 04:46:59PM +0100, Martin Knoblauch wrote: is it possible that the conv option does not work for the root filesystem? Today I added it to two ReisrFS mounts on a server. One being /, the other a local non-system partition. The latter one was converted to 3.6,

Re: [reiserfs-list] conv mount option not for /?

2002-02-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 05:43:06PM +0100, Martin Knoblauch wrote: Alternatively you can boot with this lilo command line: your_image rootflags=conv rw init=/bin/bash if you do not use initrd. Then remount / in RO and reboot into usual system. my-kernel rootflags=conv,rw

Re: [reiserfs-list] sync problem

2002-02-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 11:16:20PM +0200, Andrei V. Darashenka wrote: I'm using linux-2.4-(5|9|12|14|latest) + cryproapi-latest + LVM-(0.9.7|1.0.1b|latest)+ reiserfs and I have 2 questions: 1. Why I cannot do 'sync' ? It waits forever... vmstat says 0 reads, 0 writes. Anything

Re: [reiserfs-list] patch for 2.4.17

2002-02-08 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 03:04:35PM +0700, Dikshie wrote: I will upgrade my linux box using linux kernel-2.4.17, but I'm confuse about the patches on : ftp://ftp.namesys.com/pub/reiserfs-for-2.4/2.4.17.pending/ should I use all of the pacthes ? Most of them and also all the new ones

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs for MacOS X?

2002-02-13 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 04:27:47PM -0600, The Doctor What wrote: Does it exist? No (*). There is reiserfs for Linux, also there is a man somewhere who implemented reiserfs reader in userspace for Windows. But if you have money http://namesys.com/support.html covers how you can get

Re: [reiserfs-list] worried about error-messages in /var/log/messages

2002-02-14 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 03:28:28PM +0100, Mark Rosa wrote: Feb 11 14:20:49 server-linux kernel: hdc: timeout waiting for DMA Feb 11 14:20:49 server-linux kernel: ide_dmaproc: chipset supported ide_dma_timeout func only: 14 Feb 11 14:20:49 server-linux kernel: hdc: irq timeout:

[reiserfs-list] Re: Reiserfs Corruption with 2.5.5-pre1

2002-02-14 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 05:24:21PM +0100, Sebastian Dröge wrote: reiserfsck --check said I have to do --rebuild-tree because of critical corruption (many bad_leaf: block x has wrong order of items)... these are 2.5.3 signs. after that I booted into 2.4.17. Everything works okay.

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.17 questions

2002-02-18 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 10:39:17AM +0100, Sylvain.B. wrote: This is because Chris' patches and pending patches interferes, so you can only use quota or pending patches for now, if you do not want to fix the interference. When can you hope see the quota pacth in the kernel ? When

Re: [reiserfs-list] Serious ReiserFS errors when updating from 2.4.18pre9 to rc1

2002-02-18 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 12:22:38PM +0100, Jens Benecke wrote: Blocks in wrong order *is* serious! Oops. (have you tried 2.5.3/2.5.4-pre1 kernels there?) No. I haven't tried 2.5.x. kernels yet and I'm not about to. Just making sure. Error that can cause these items in wrong order

Re: [reiserfs-list] Serious ReiserFS errors when updating from 2.4.18pre9 to rc1

2002-02-18 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 03:12:34PM +0100, Jens Benecke wrote: (have you tried 2.5.3/2.5.4-pre1 kernels there?) No. I haven't tried 2.5.x. kernels yet and I'm not about to. Just making sure. Error that can cause these items in wrong order errors was fixed recently, but before it

Re: [reiserfs-list] Bad blocks

2002-02-18 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 10:17:45AM -0500, Dave Hand wrote: 1. what is reiserfs-block-size ... never mind I will look it up, though it would have been nice to include the default in the FAQ example. debugreiserfs will tell you. 2. the scripts in the FAQ are not explained fully ... I

Re: [reiserfs-list] Serious ReiserFS errors when updating from 2.4.18pre9 to rc1

2002-02-18 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 12:16:12AM +0100, Jens Benecke wrote: This is easily reproducable on 2.5, so there is no point to do it on 2.4. They 2.4 and 2.5 share most of the code, anyway. Right... but I'm not planning to use 2.5 any time soon. Perhaps you understand why if you look at

Re: [reiserfs-list] Deleting and resetting a reiserfs journal file

2002-02-19 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 08:22:29PM -0500, Harry Wert wrote: I have SuSE 7.3 Professional installed on a HP Pavillion 750n with a 1.6Ghz Intel P4 processor and 512Mb DDR memory with a 80 Gbyte hard drive. The system is operating and stable but due to the large hard drive, it takes an

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs -o notail less throughput than ext3?

2002-03-03 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 02:04:52AM +0100, Matthias Andree wrote: Yes, it is slow, but overal disk throughput of 7M/sec suggests this is old drive Old drives tend to have worse seeking speed than today's drives But how much seeking is done on one 650 MB file that's been written onto

Re: [reiserfs-list] redone File Mark Benchmarks

2002-03-05 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 12:51:45AM -0600, Ray Bryant wrote: Yes, that would be excessive. Send me a copy of the configuration file and I will fix up the benchmark correctly. I'm surprised it only happens with reiserfs. Perhaps that is a side effect of fast file deletion or some

Re: [reiserfs-list] redone File Mark Benchmarks -- reran with original postmark-1.5.c

2002-03-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 11:46:43AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote: There's nothing definitive yet, but we've gotten the reiserfs and ext2 numbers much closer together. He's heading out of town until next week, What did you performed for this? Bye, Oleg

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfsck problems

2002-03-12 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 01:44:53PM -0800, Paul Arnold wrote: After a hard lock i hit the power button without shutting down. when i rebooted it gave a kernel panic, unable to mount root filesystem 09:00: rw=1, want 10249300, limit=10249216, attempt to access beyond end of device

Re: [reiserfs-list] can't do reiserfsck on corrupted partition

2002-03-13 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 08:32:22PM +0100, Tels wrote: The corruption is not detected after the boot or after a crash, fsck simple replays the log, and reports anything is fine now. However, doing reiserfsck manually reports 6 corruptions (I can send the check log if this is helps).

Re: [reiserfs-list] knfsd/samba performance with reisefs and 1Gbit network.

2002-03-17 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 08:53:56AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for your additional investigations, since I use a 2.4.18 client and a 2.4.16 server and do not use any special mount options for NFS, I use NFSv3. Our peek performance is not the real problem here, I think

Re: [reiserfs-list] knfsd/samba performance with reisefs and 1Gbit network.

2002-03-18 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 09:39:11AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Unfortunately, I cant't easily test undertake various test series, because this is a production system and we have mostly converted our reiser partitions to ext3 for stability reasons. Now, that you encourage me, I

Re: [reiserfs-list] knfsd/samba performance with reisefs and 1Gbit network.

2002-03-18 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 10:29:32AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK, I have another box with a usual setup: eepro100 network card (100 MBit/s) and I can compare kernel 2.4.16 and kernel 2.4.18 on this machine. But actually it sems to me, that there are some effects, that arise

Re: [reiserfs-list] Big Babilonia on reiserfs-patches for 2.4.18-kernel

2002-03-21 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 03:29:37PM +0200, Linux User wrote: I`m afarid that quota-patches could`n be applied over linux-2.4.18 kernel tree + alac cox 3 patc + reiserfs pending patches for 2.4.18 ( Chris Mason reiserfs_quota and kinoded-8 patch will refuse to apply correct, require

Re: [reiserfs-list] Big Babilonia on reiserfs-patches for 2.4.18-kernel

2002-03-21 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 06:40:13PM +0200, Linux User wrote: [root@rudolf linux-2.4.18-ac3-reiserfs-ok-quota19]# patch -p1 kinoded-8-2.4.19-pre3.diff patching file `fs/inode.c' Hunk #4 FAILED at 698. Hunk #5 succeeded at 1119 (offset -1 lines). Hunk #7 succeeded at 1278 (offset

Re: [reiserfs-list] Out of memory on log replay

2002-03-21 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 04:31:51PM +, _ _ wrote: i'm running reiserfs root on my 486 laptop with 8mb of ram and i've run into problems on boot after a battery failure the kernel tries to replay the transaction log but the system runs out of memory. Hm. i there a way to mount

Re: [reiserfs-list] mkreiserfs crash

2002-03-22 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! You need to log in as root to do this (no, logginng in as user and then doing soo to root won't work). This is a kernel bug that is not related to reiserfs. No, I do not know when it will be fixed (I thought it alerady is, but apparently I am wrong) Bye, Oleg On Fri, Mar

Re: [reiserfs-list] Out of memory on log replay

2002-03-22 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 09:59:07AM -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I wonder if we should not allow to have journal size bigger than available RAM. Cris, any comments on this? May be it is transaction size that should be limited to half of RAM? This should be handled VERY CAREFULLY.

Re: [reiserfs-list] on-disk bitmap does not match to the correct one

2002-04-03 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 06:19:00PM +0800, Nick Urbanik wrote: I am concerned by a constant recurence of the output of reiserfsck run on two of my partitions, shown at the end of this mail. I do not understand what the bitmaps are, nor what to do about the mismatch. It means you have

Re: [reiserfs-list] Symbol collisions in patch?

2002-04-03 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 08:38:26AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote: One of teh best ways to convice Hans to provice v3.6 support in 2.2 kernels is to pay for the work (details are at http://www.namesys.com/support.html) Tom, putting the 3.6.x format into the 2.2.x code is a huge amount of

Re: [reiserfs-list] Symbol collisions in patch?

2002-04-03 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 09:02:30AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote: Offer the 2-way ticket to US, and I might think about your offer ;) Grin, always specify the type of ticket. You might end up stuffed into a UPS express mail envelope. I was always thinking that sending people via mail/in

Re: [reiserfs-list] Unable to create reiserfs on an empty file

2002-04-03 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 09:56:34AM -0500, William Stearns wrote: I'd be interested in hearing whether the following issue is 1) PEBCAK (Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard) on my part ;-), 2) a bug in mkreiserfs, 3) a known issue with or without an available fix, or 4)

Re: [reiserfs-list] on-disk bitmap does not match to the correct one

2002-04-03 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Apr 04, 2002 at 05:09:56AM +0800, Nick Urbanik wrote: Bitmaps are maps with which FS is tracking blocks usage. If you are running kernel 2.4.16 or older, this might be because some aplication deleted some files, but still have the files open, andthen crash occured.

[reiserfs-list] speedup patch for 2.4.18

2002-04-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! Attached are combined speedup patches for 2.4.18 (patch for 2.4.19-pre6 comes in next e-mail) this is not final form, but very close to the final, I think. Patches were pretty stable for us for some time alerady, and we see quite an improvement with these patches on

[reiserfs-list] speedup patch for 2.4.18 (actually attached)

2002-04-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
patch attached ;) diff -uNr linux-2.4.18.original/fs/buffer.c linux-2.4.18.speedup/fs/buffer.c --- linux-2.4.18.original/fs/buffer.c Tue Feb 26 15:53:01 2002 +++ linux-2.4.18.speedup/fs/buffer.cWed Apr 10 10:35:57 2002 -327,6 +327,8 lock_super(sb); if (sb-s_dirt sb-s_op

Re: [reiserfs-list] Speedup patch for 2.4.19-pre6 in bitmap.c

2002-04-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 04:55:08PM +0200, Philippe Gramoulle wrote: Here is the bitmap.c.rej: - s-s_dirt = 1; Is this something i can blindly update by hand ,i mean manually remove s-s_dirt = 1; ? Yes, just remove that line manually. At the moment i'm pretty surprised by the

Re: [reiserfs-list] Speedup patch for 2.4.19-pre6 in bitmap.c

2002-04-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 08:48:48PM +0200, Philippe Gramoulle wrote: I'll send the missing test ( without speedup patch and without Highmem) later tonight. PS: i'll also redo some tests with 2.4.18 +NFS_ALL and try with UDP as well. Ok. Can you also try to measure writing speed

Re: [reiserfs-list] Degrading performance?

2002-04-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 10:10:08PM +0400, Hans Reiser wrote: This is a very interesting measurement. Please experiment with the patch to bitmap.c that Oleg is experimenting with (I think it was put on the reiserfs mailing list recently). No, What I put on list is different stuff

Re: [reiserfs-list] Degrading performance?

2002-04-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 10:25:02AM -0700, Bill Rees wrote: fills, the number of megabytes the application can write per second gradually degrades from around 8.5 mb/sec when the disk is 2% full to 1.3 mb/sec at 23% What kernel version are you using? Bye, Oleg

Re: [reiserfs-list] Large Partition Performance Test

2002-04-12 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 09:21:22AM -0400, Chris Mason wrote: Even withoyt skip_busy mode it will work much better. The problem is on each file creation we start to look for a free block almost from the beginning of disk. using no_unhashed_relocation mount option, we make initial

Re: [reiserfs-list] journal size==0 [reiserfs 3.6, reiserutils 3.x.1b]

2002-04-14 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 12:26:51AM +0200, Thomas Wiedemann wrote: i cannot mount my reiserfs partition any more, because of that: super-459: read_super_block: super found at block 16 is within its own log. It must not be of this format type. What kernel version do you have?

Re: [reiserfs-list] clm-6005

2002-04-14 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Sun, Apr 14, 2002 at 09:36:29PM -0400, Nick Orlov wrote: two days ago I have made a decision to make /usr readonly and remount it rw only for upgrades (my /usr is on reiserfs). today I have found next messages in my kern.log: Apr 14 12:06:21 nikolas kernel: clm-6005: writing inode

Re: [reiserfs-list] clm-6005

2002-04-15 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 09:16:00AM -0400, Chris Mason wrote: Lets start by finding out what files those inode numbers correspond to. Could you please do a find /usr -inum 82746 (and for each of the other inodes numbers listed), then do an ls -la on that file and send us the output?

Re: [reiserfs-list] Overwritten files

2002-04-16 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Apr 16, 2002 at 10:53:25AM +0200, Rutger Swarts wrote: Now my question: Is this a known issue? if yes: what can I do about it? if no: what information do you need to reproduce/solve this problem? (stop it from happening again, that is) No. This is not known issue. Look at the

Re: [reiserfs-list] Bad blocks

2002-04-16 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! There is inferior bad blocks support feature described in our FAQ. Also next reiserfsprogs version will have more improved bad blocks support. Bye, Oleg On Tue, Apr 16, 2002 at 02:13:50AM +0100, Sam Vilain wrote: I seem to have some bad blocks on my laptop's hard drive, how do

[reiserfs-list] Re: 2.4.19-pre7.pending: 04 is set to unreadable for group/world ;-(

2002-04-18 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! Thanks a lot for the report. Fixed. Bye, Oleg On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 06:12:20PM +0200, Dieter N?tzel wrote: Thanks, Dieter

Re: [reiserfs-list] kernel loop with lseek + LFS on reiser partition.

2002-04-22 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 07:10:16PM +0200, Dieter N?tzel wrote: I think this is because of expanding-truncate patch. So, the real bug is this process cannot get interrupted until finished which opens a window for resource-eating. /database/db1 time ~/Entwicklung/ReiserFS/testprg

Re: [reiserfs-list] using reiserfs as a DB

2002-04-23 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 08:26:19PM +0100, Richard Emslie wrote: The instance of what is a raw access to files and directories you can see on http://reiserfs.linux.kiev.ua/progsreiserfs-0.3.0.tar.gz in files: object.c, file.c, dir.c Sorry for sounding dumb but am I right in saying

Re: [reiserfs-list] using reiserfs as a DB

2002-04-23 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 06:16:45PM -0500, Phil Howard wrote: | The first component is identifier of directory where given object (file | or directory) lies. Second - identifier of the given object. Third | component - offset inside object. If object is file, then offset is | offset

Re: [reiserfs-list] Permission Denied errors in ReiserFS

2002-04-23 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 02:02:15AM +1000, David Khoury wrote: Run reiserfsck --fix-fixable on your ReiserFS partition. Make sure you're using at least verion 3.x.1c-pre2 of the reiserfsprogs. You'll have to boot No! In fact there is a reason we have pre versions separate from

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.5.9 kreiserfsd and sync hung in D state

2002-04-23 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 07:33:27AM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Uninteruptable sleep created by: mkreiserfs /dev/sdc2 mount -t reiserfs -o defaults,noatime /dev/sdc2 /fs2 cpio -pdm filenames | /fs2 Sorry? You mean you piped cpio output into mountpoint? And it worked? sync

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs_read_inode2: dead inode read from disk

2002-04-29 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Apr 29, 2002 at 03:13:35PM +0400, Basil A. Evseenko wrote: clm-6004: convert tail failed inode 2300597, error -122 This one failed because of disk quota exceed. Safe to ignore I assume. vs-13075: reiserfs_read_inode2: dead inode read from disk [3547658 9266355 0x0 SD]. This

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-04-30 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 04:28:26PM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm wondering if anyone out there may have some suggestions on how to improve the performance of a system employing fsync(). I have to be able to guaranty that every write to my fileserver is on disk when the

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-05-02 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 07:07:18AM +0200, Christian Stuke wrote: Could we have this for 2.4.18+ pending also please? This patch would apply to 2.4.18 + pending patches, I believe. As for including these patchs into pending queue for 2.4.18, this is impossible now, it is too big of a

Re: [reiserfs-list] Error Code 255 and Permission Denied

2002-05-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Sun, May 05, 2002 at 12:18:28PM -0400, Daniel Christiansen wrote: The message in the logfile wasNode (8272) with wrong level (0) found in the tree (should be 1). [There was also a message on the screen of pass_through_tree: unable to read 2949119 block on device 0x4.] The

Re: [reiserfs-list] Performance question

2002-05-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Sun, May 05, 2002 at 06:43:45PM +0200, Philipp G?hring wrote: *glob functions are implemented by various library functions, that do full readdir scans at least once, I believe. I thought I heard about a syscall, that makes it possible to pass the glob to the filesystem, so that

Re: [reiserfs-list] Error Code 255 and Permission Denied

2002-05-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 12:07:26PM -0400, Daniel Christiansen wrote: Make sure to get latest reiserfsprogs (v3.x.1b) from namesys ftp site. I did this and installed it. But, of course, my rescue disk has the old 3.x.0j version not the new 3.x.1b version. How can I use the new

Re: [reiserfs-list] Problems with journal size option on mkfs

2002-05-16 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 09:59:46AM -0500, Steve Pratt wrote: This is because non-standard journal support is only included in 2.5 kernel series. 2.4 support is available as separate patch for now. So just to be sure I understand this:the current 2.4 kernel code (2.4.18) does not

Re: [reiserfs-list] A couple of questions

2002-05-16 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 10:11:37AM -0500, Steve Pratt wrote: superblock. Neither 3.5 nor 3.6 superblock appear to have a label field, but mkfs has an option for it. Labels are supported in reiserfs v3.6 format. (2.4 supopr was merged into 2.4.19-pre3, if I remember correctly). Ok,

Re: [reiserfs-list] A couple of questions

2002-05-16 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 01:44:16PM -0500, Steve Pratt wrote: One extra question on this. I assume that if in Fix mode and errors are encountered that fsck.resiserfs will prompt to fix each error and that there is no way to have it answer 'Yes' automatically like the ext2 -y option.

[reiserfs-list] Re: Download recommendation

2002-05-22 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 02:52:32PM +0100, Richard Emslie wrote: I am about to run some benchmarks... I was wondering if 4. If you use RedHat Linux distribution version 7.x (or any other distribution that ships gcc 2.96), make sure you have your gcc upgraded to 2.96-85 (as in RedHat

Re: [reiserfs-list] Problem with my HDD

2002-05-31 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 12:15:48AM -0500, Billy Transue wrote: I've suffered a very similar problem and posted to the list earlier, I did, dd_resuce -l dd.log /dev/hdd5 ./hdd5 and winded up w/ this: dd_rescue: (info): ipos: 0.0k, opos: 0.0k, xferd: 0.0k

Re: [reiserfs-list] EVMS Reiser FSIM

2002-05-31 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 12:14:03PM -0500, Steve Pratt wrote: Yes, I know this. I just want to confirm that the only way to look at it right now is to get latest CVS version out of their cvs repository. At the moment CVS is the only place this is available. I wanted to give you guys

Re: [reiserfs-list] EVMS Reiser FSIM

2002-05-31 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 12:03:18PM -0500, Steve Pratt wrote: (and I do not see you have any way to exit on timeout or send a signal to hung process on timeout). Correct, I have no way to calculate a timeout. This would be true even if we move to library calls. I just have to hope

Re: [reiserfs-list] what data resides on a given block

2002-06-05 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 04:04:35PM +0100, Newsmail wrote: actually the exemple tells me to make a new reiserfs filesystem, then make whatever file I want, and 'assign those bad blocks to that file'. Actually I dont have the possibility to reformat my drive, and I have some files

Re: [reiserfs-list] duplicate files and recent changes

2002-06-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 03:33:17AM -0400, S. Alexander Jacobson wrote: Hm, you mean, each time you create a file, reiserfs should scan all other files and see if there is exactly a file like you just wrote? Hm, even something more complicated as you are writing to a file in 4k

Re: [reiserfs-list] duplicate files and recent changes

2002-06-06 Thread Oleg Drokin
: 06/06/2002 09:58 AM pic27268.pcx) (Embedded image moved [EMAIL PROTECTED] to file: 06/06/2002 09:58 AM pic24632.pcx) On Thu, 06 Jun 2002 13:25:05 +0400, Oleg Drokin said: But MD5 may be identical for different files. Only a 2**128

Re: [reiserfs-list] Excuse me, but what is this?

2002-06-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! Some stupid e-mail virus is propagating. Bye, Oleg On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 01:52:45PM -0500, Benjam?n D?az wrote: I have been receiving many messages from the list last few minutes, all containing Embedded image moved Just want to know whether it's my MTA or yours, or

Re: [reiserfs-list] Filesystem Corruption

2002-06-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 02:00:01PM -0400, Kurt wrote: error stating the file pointed to nowhere. I was unable to complete a reiserfsck --fix-fixable because of the length of time that this (fsck) process took since this was an unscheduled downtime. During the weekend i will attempt

Re: [reiserfs-list] Mount and file system size issue

2002-06-07 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 02:09:31PM -0700, bo wrote: I am running the ARM-Linux, which is based on Debian 2.4.5. 2.4.5 is way too outdated for purposes of using reiserfs. I tried to make and mount the reiserfs on 20G size, it was OK. However, for 120G size, it is OK to make the file

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2GB limit won't go away

2002-06-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 08:05:54AM -0600, Chris Worley wrote: I'm wondering if there is a kernel/reiser tools mismatch. How could I verify what's in the kernel? Do a dmesg and see throught the output if you see somethink like this: reiserfs: checking transaction log (device 03:02)

Re: [reiserfs-list] Mount and file system size issue

2002-06-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 10:47:00AM -0700, bo wrote: reiserfs: warning: -it is slow mode for debugging reiserfs: checking transaction log(device 21:01) Hm. Would it help if you turn of CONFIG_REISERFS_CHECK config item? I will try it later, I could not rebuild the system

Re: [reiserfs-list] running unpatched 2.2.19 on reiserFS-ed system

2002-06-10 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 09:59:11PM -0700, Antonie Nygma wrote: stuffs on (fresh) kernel-2.2.19 and could not succesfully boot after compilation and rebooting. the error: Unable to mount root fs (kernel panic). i suspect this is because all the partitions in the current HDD are

Re: [reiserfs-list] running unpatched 2.2.19 on reiserFS-ed system

2002-06-12 Thread Oleg Drokin
Hello! On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 06:58:20PM -0700, Antonie Nygma wrote: it turned out that the partitions are of v.3.6... anyway, i applied the patch and it won't even get past compilation.. Huh? What were the errors? i guess that there's no way for me to 'downgrade' to v.3.5 while

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