Subject: Re: PR# install/28656 (Re: new cf-card wont boot)
To: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 12/22/2004 00:20:38
On Wednesday 22 December 2004 00:08, David Young wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 12:31:51AM +0900, SODA Noriyuki wrote:
> > >>>>> On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 22:18:57 +0900 (JST),
> > HAMAJIMA Katsuomi <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > >>> I think this is a know bug, because the same happens to me and
> > >>> others. (Sheree Hemphill, Dennis Luxen)
> > >>> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-hpcarm/2004/10/18/0000.html
> > >>> Any regards about how to debug this would be usefull.
> > >
> > > I received the same problem from hpcmips user, and he sent PR
> > > install/28656. This problem occurs with recent CF of high-speed
> > > and high-capacity.
> > >
> > > I found reason of this problem is CF speed-up code(wd.c:1.279),
> > Does the problem happen on i386 port as well?
> > Or, does it only happen on hpcarm and hpcmips?
> My project uses Soekris (i386) boards with CF cards. I don't know if this
> is related, but if I mount a normally read-only FFS filesystem read-write,
> create a non-empty file on the filesystem, remount read-only, and reboot,
> the file is truncated to zero length after reboot. Sometimes, if I
> write a second file before remounting read-only, then the first file
> is not truncated, but the second is. I cannot reproduce this bug with
> perfect reliability.
No, this is totally unrelated.