Kernel 2.2.6-ac1 problem

David A. Gatwood marsmail at
Wed Apr 21 08:49:56 EST 1999

On Tue, 20 Apr 1999, J. Robokos wrote:

> > We've had similar problems with free block corruption under MkLinux
> > (2.0.37).  This may be a red herring, but I've only noticed the damage on
> > the last partition mounted.  You might try mounting a bogus partition
> > after the others and see if it goes away.  Just a wild thought.  Anyway,
> > the problem began when someone ported some changes from the current
> > development sources into the 2.0.xx tree, between 2.0.33 and 2.0.36 (the
> > former was fine, the latter has the problem.  It might be easier to find
> > in the context of 2.0.xx since many less things were changing....
> I don't think the error is happening on my last partition.  To verify that,
> I tried compiling a c program and I got an error (after a few tries) saying
> that ld failed writing to /tmp
> The last few partitions of my hard drive are listed below:
> ...
>  7:       Apple_UNIX_SVR2 opt                     614400 @ 1823921  (300.0M)
>  8:       Apple_UNIX_SVR2 home                    102400 @ 2438321  ( 50.0M)
>  9:             Apple_HFS MacOS                 11527935 @ 2540721  (  5.5G)
> and the dirctory /tmp is on another partition on the same drive.

No, I mean the last one mounted, generally speaking, the last entry in
fstab.  It's also possible that these are two different problems.


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