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Re: Analysis of Samba configure oops

To: Keith M Wesolowski <wesolows@chem.unr.edu>
Subject: Re: Analysis of Samba configure oops
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 14:19:03 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20000719164012.B21310@chem.unr.edu>; from wesolows@chem.unr.edu on Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 04:40:15PM -0700
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On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 04:40:15PM -0700, Keith M Wesolowski wrote:

> > Funny.  It's unobvious why this happend but I gratefully accept this
> > bug being fixed as well.  Now that this cure was so successful I'll have
> > to research if mips64 is also affected.
> 
> Klaus and I have investiagated further. Apparently the problem does
> not manifest itself with cp -rd or similar, but using tar cf - | tar
> xf - does trigger it. It's not clear why this is.

I don't see why this should make a difference to SCSI.  But the tar variant
that's two processes and lots of context switching between them.

  Ralf

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