Subject: Re: the 'hanging' update
To: Bernd Ernesti <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/07/1999 01:44:51
> > I didn't send-pr things like this because:
> > 
> > 	a) it's right at the fork- a lot of people might be paying
> > 	attention to the current state of affairs, and PR's are to be
> > 	reported against *releases* (I would think).
> > 	b) the pr's I file tend to not be responded to (remember the
> > 	ncr bug? I've filed a couple of other alpha related ones that
> > 	seemed to languish too). Maybe I don't file good enough reports-
> > 	but the lack of response doesn't encourage me to file more..
> Update your boot blocks and tell us if that fixed the problem you have
> seen in kern/6871. There was a problem there which caused one of my
> ncr problems.

Thanks for the pointer, I will- but in this case the NCR isn't a boot

> > 	c) I'm assuming that I'll have to look at it since the for
> > 	the diffs I published between working and non-working kernels- the
> > 	authors of said diffs declined to respond- or have been busy doing
> > 	other things- whatever...
> I am miles away to understand the vm system, but it wasn't clear for me
> what timezone you used for the two dates you mentioned.

Well I'm such a CVS idiot that *I* didn't really know what dates I was
getting. Manuel Bouyer correctly figured out that I off by a day in my