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Re: kern/46148 (tmpfs causes cvs corruption)

The following reply was made to PR kern/46148; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Matthias Scheler <>
To: Mindaugas Rasiukevicius <>
Subject: Re: kern/46148 (tmpfs causes cvs corruption)
Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2012 13:56:30 +0100

 On Sun, Jul 08, 2012 at 12:46:46PM +0100, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
 > > Responsible-Changed-From-To: bin-bug-people->kern-bug-people
 > > Responsible-Changed-By:
 > > Responsible-Changed-When: Sun, 08 Jul 2012 09:45:17 +0000
 > > Responsible-Changed-Why:
 > > I've tried a variety of CVS binaries (5.1.2, 6.0_BETA2, pkgsrc) and I
 > > kept getting the exact same problem.
 > > 
 > > But after switching "/tmp" from tmpfs to mfs I hadn't had a single case
 > > of the CVS corruption described in this bug.
 > Do you know some easy way (fewer steps/syscalls - better) to reproduce this
 > corruption?
 No, unfortunately not.
 > Can you ktrace when that happens?
 I would have to revert my server (which I don't like reboot too much) to tmpfs.
 And the problem is that I don't know even whether it is the previous or the
 current run of "cvs" that suffers from the corruption.
        Kind regards
 Matthias Scheler                        

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