Subject: Re: port-arm32/7122: Breakpoints lost under heavy swapping
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ian Dall <Ian.Dall@dsto.defence.gov.au>
Date: 03/11/1999 10:27:49
Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com> writes:
>> Hmm. Thinking about problems with anon pages on arm..
>> I have a Shark with local swap disk and with /tmp in an MFS, and I
>> found that "make build" was rather flaky, blowing up maybe every 10
>> minutes or so with spurious syntax errors, until I switched to using
>> cc -pipe for everything. I assume that the contents of the
>> intermediate preprocessor output files in /tmp were getting corrupted.
> Hmmm... A while back I also tried an MFS /tmp, but found it unreliable in
> a different manner. Basically, after a few hours some temporary files
> whould appear not to have been deleted (though I think they were zero
> size). Attempting to rm the files was a sure-fire way of making the
> machine panic. It got so bad that I just disabled the MFS: I've been
> intending to give it another go to see if it was fixed...
>> I should have reported this a while back.
Hmm. I have been using an MFS /tmp for a long time now and have never
seen any problem. At one point at least, gcc was configured to use /usr/tmp
rather than /tmp so are you sure you are actually using your MFS anyway?
(I have TMPDIR set to /tmp).