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Re: atomic.h changes fixed bug Was: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: atomic.h changes fixed bug Was: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2000 17:47:32 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20001029172517.C2663@paradigm.rfc822.org>; from flo@rfc822.org on Sun, Oct 29, 2000 at 05:25:17PM +0100
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On Sun, Oct 29, 2000 at 05:25:17PM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:59:17PM -0700, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > CVSROOT:    /home/pub/cvs
> > Module name:        linux
> > Changes by: ralf@oss.sgi.com        00/10/26 16:59:17
> > 
> > Modified files:
> >     include/asm-mips: atomic.h 
> >     include/asm-mips64: atomic.h 
> > 
> > Log message:
> >     Add memory clobbers to the atomic_*_return functions.  I hope this
> >     fixes the file corruption / `D' state processes people observe.
> 
> This at least fixes the file corruption stuff i have been seeing
> (Never The Same Checksum aka NTSC)

I was to quick ... It seems to be partially fixed ...

flo@remake:~$ md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
e91fa9fbda045965f12a49def8cafb3a  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
flo@remake:~$ md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
06f1bb64a75cf475dfbbde5bb28d8420  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
flo@remake:~$ md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
ade38e19b446a6432f9424994840a699  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
flo@remake:~$ md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
8495ab01d5bd2047311e38d0a7612882  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
flo@remake:~$ pwd
/home2/flo
flo@remake:~$ md5sum /home/flo/xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
590767187e145407bcda582facf5afc0  /home/flo/xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
flo@remake:~$ md5sum /home/flo/xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
590767187e145407bcda582facf5afc0  /home/flo/xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
flo@remake:~$ md5sum /home/flo/xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
590767187e145407bcda582facf5afc0  /home/flo/xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
flo@remake:~$ df
Filesystem           1k-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1               762860    634544     89564  88% /
/dev/sdb1              2079044     50668   1922764   3% /home2

So it seems there is still some problem in some i/o stuff concerning
the different disk ...

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
     Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?


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