Subject: Re: possible causes for read(2) to return EFAULT?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 04/30/2003 00:07:04
[ On Tuesday, April 29, 2003 at 23:40:59 (-0400), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: possible causes for read(2) to return EFAULT?
> >Running bonnie (after patching some off_t bugs), and not on the first
> >run but rather after a half-dozen successful runs, I see it return an
> >EFAULT from read():
> > Rewriting...
> > Bonnie: drastic I/O error (rewrite read): Bad address
> This sounds very similar to a problem we have with apache and write().
No, sorry, my error with Bonnie was a false alarm.
I just realized as I was getting ready to run it under GDB that in fact
it was caused by a bug I had introduced in patching in a new "feature"
to make it possible to do apples-to-apples comparisons with FreeBSD's
All fixed now, sorry for the confusion!
Greg A. Woods
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