Subject: Re: ipc errors/Linux Emulation NetBSD-3BETA using Oracle
To: None <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/10/2005 09:44:10
On Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 10:03:55PM +0100, wrote:
> I have resolved the outstanding problem, and I can create a Oracle 
> database
> with Oracle version
> Chuq, I have modified your patch 
> for change IPC_STAT and IPC_SHM
> when it is used with IPC_64. They wait 
> to receive a diferent shmid_id structure, and
> ipc_perms. I have called 
> them shmid64_id and ipc64_perms.

yea, I was guessing that was going to be a problem still.

> I receive a lot of: 
> 194 oracle   
> RET   ipc -1 errno -4 Interrupted system call
>    194 oracle   PSIG  
> SIGALRM caught handler=0xbd784c70 mask=(33): code=SI_TIMER+
> I have to study if it is normal or not.
> Can this patch be added to cvs, and 
> netbsd-3, before is it released?
> It is not harmfull, because it doesn't 
> change the existing system calls.
> I have created this patch against 
> netbsd-3, but I think that the afected
> files are the same in HEAD.

christos is going to take this issue from here.
(I'm going to work on a few other things for 3.0 yet.)
I don't think there should be any problem in getting
your patch integrated in time, though.

thanks for your efforts on this.