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Re: kern/34461 (multiple problems; lfs-related)
The following reply was made to PR kern/34461; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Bert Kiers <kiersb%xs4all.net@localhost>
To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, kern-bug-people%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: kern/34461 (multiple problems; lfs-related)
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:55:39 +0200
On 7/12/14 7:20 PM, dholland%NetBSD.org@localhost wrote:
> Synopsis: multiple problems; lfs-related
> State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
> State-Changed-By: dholland%NetBSD.org@localhost
> State-Changed-When: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:20:30 +0000
> If there's anyone still on the other end of this... is there any reason to
> believe this wasn't a driver or hardware issue? The fact that the problem
> starts with a driver-level error makes me think it probably isn't LFS.
> Reformatting with FFS and no longer seeing the issue doesn't really prove
> anything as FFS has much different I/O patterns, and in particular when
> rsyncing LFS will be ramming a lot more data down the disk system's throat.
> (Or at least, a lot more at once.) If there was a load- or timing-dependent
> problem at the disk level it's quite possible that FFS wouldn't trigger it,
> especially if you weren't using softupdates.
System is scrapped. If somebody is really interested I could retry with
newer computer, NetBSD-current and same box with disks.
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