Subject: Re: Linux emulation under -current
To: Jim Bernard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 06/12/2002 09:02:36
Jim Bernard wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 03:52:04PM +0200, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> > If it's really the problem, can you try mount_nfs -X ?
> I expect it was Murray you were suggesting this to. But I checked
> anyway, and FWIW using -X does fix the problem for me (which is now that
> some files are not found, rather than that netscape and acroread hang when
There was a kernel change meanwhile, which changed the behaviour
so that now it would display incomplete directory rather than loop
endlessly. This isn't related to mount_nfs -X as far as I can tell,
just newer kernel.
> > Jim Bernard wrote:
> > > 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
> > > > (20020610).
> > > > 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.
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/Ports/i386/ps2.html
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