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Re: parted 1.5.4 crashes gnumach

From: Neal H Walfield
Subject: Re: parted 1.5.4 crashes gnumach
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 20:39:26 +0200
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> I have tried parted 1.5.4 in the Hurd running the latest GNU Mach package.
> I run "check 1" to check the first partition, which is a FAT.  It really
> had a bad impact:  I got completely random crashes (obviously some corruption)
> in the kernel, often during the check, but also later.  This happened when
> running it as a normal user or as root.

This is interesting, thank you for the report.

When you say that you are running it as a normal user, does the normal
user have access to the device or are you using a file store?  I am
also interested in seeing exactly what commands you executed and what
the geometry of the drive is.  Also, have you tried Parted under
GNU/Linux?  If so, what kind of results are you getting.  Finally,
could you give a more detailed explanation of what crashing GNU Mach
means: are you brought to ddb, are any errors sent to the console?

> What is so special about parted that it brings down gnumach to its knees so
> easily?  What interfaces in the Hurd and GNU Mach are used by parted, and in
> what way?  It seems there is something unusual that really disturbs
> it.

Parted only uses the store interface; nothing terribly special.

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