Subject: Re: Broken linux emulation
To: Scott Ellis <email@example.com>
From: Sean Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/17/2002 22:24:28
/usr/pkg/java/bin (whatever pkg that comes from, i forget :) is quite dead
here. i can't even get a --help from it before it segfaults.
What exactly changed in the compat_linux stuff to cause that? linux netscape
still works just fine... *shrug*
On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 07:00:07PM -0800, Scott Ellis wrote:
> That doesn't seem to work here.
> I get the same behavior with 2.4.18 or 2.0.38 defined as the linux version.
> Java 1.3.1, _01, or _02 all segfault immediately when using the classic JVM.
> When using server, client, or hotspot, they all behave erratically (usually
> sucking 100% CPU, and not responding to signals).
> Before the recent compat_linux thrash, the classic JVM worked exceptionally
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jaromir Dolecek" <email@example.com>
> To: "Murray Armfield" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2002 3:22 AM
> Subject: Re: Broken linux emulation
> > Murray Armfield wrote:
> > > I've just updated and installed an new current kernel as of 17/02/02.
> > > LimeWire which runs under sun-java in linux emulation just seg faults
> > > core on java.
> > A broken change has been mistakely committed to the linux emulation
> > code. Can you please edit
> > compat/linux/common/linux_misc.c
> > around line 348 there should be definition of
> > char linux_release = "..."
> > Change it so that it's:
> > char linux_release = "2.0.38";
> > If you compile kernel with this, it should work again.
> > This change will be committed to the tree as soon as possible.
> > Jaromir
> > --
> > Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
> > -= Those who would give up liberty for a little temporary safety deserve
> > -= neither liberty nor safety, and will lose both. -- Benjamin Franklin
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