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Re: address@hidden: Bug#136501: Parted segfaults on startup with Minix-c
Re: address@hidden: Bug#136501: Parted segfaults on startup with Minix-created partition table]
Thu, 7 Mar 2002 15:03:26 -0700
On Thu, Mar 07, 2002 at 09:50:56PM +0200, Jaakko Kangasharju wrote:
> Andreas Dilger <address@hidden> writes:
> > On Mar 07, 2002 21:11 +0200, Jaakko Kangasharju wrote:
> > > open("/dev/hdb2", O_WRONLY|O_LARGEFILE) = 4
> > > ioctl(4, BLKFLSBUF <unfinished ...>
> > Are you running ext3 on this system? In fact, an older ext3 with a 2.2
> > kernel?
> No, only ext2. But I rebooted with kernel 2.4.2 and there parted
> didn't segfault so I was able to modify the partitions. So this only
> happens with kernel 2.4.10. These kernels are both self-built. If
> you want, I can send the config files.
2.4.10 is a bad kernel, because the block device from user-space and
kernel space is not cache-coherent. Don't use it.