Subject: Re: Linux emulation under -current
To: Murray Armfield <email@example.com>
From: Jim Bernard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/11/2002 07:42:49
On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 03:14:08PM +1000, Murray Armfield wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I'm trying to get some of my linux apps going, which haven't worked since
> going to 2.4.18 emulation and 7.3 suse pkgsrc on my i386 current machine
> In particular I'm trying forte4java community edition from Sun, and limewire
> a filesharing app. Both of them start and then just hang. Killable 'thou. If
> I look at systat -w 1 vmstat, I can see most time has gone from user to
> system and there are a very large number of traps and page faults going on
> until app is killed. Seems like some kind of loop.
> Has anyone else seen this type of thing? Any known probs on linux emulation
> on i386?
This sounds similar to problems reported in PR's 16342 and 16349. Tron has
suggested disabling linux_sys_getdents64 as a temporary workaround (see the
PR's), and it worked for me. If it's the same problem, downgrading SUSE to
6.4 also works.