[CALL FOR TESTERS] ReiserFS on non-i386 hardware patch
Garance A Drosihn
drosih at rpi.edu
Fri Jun 3 11:55:43 PDT 2005
At 1:53 PM +0200 6/3/05, Jean-Sébastien Pédron wrote:
>Garance A Drosihn wrote:
>>At 11:55 AM +0200 6/1/05, Jean-Sébastien Pédron wrote:
>>>I made a patch that should fix portability issues of ReiserFS but I
>>>don't have access to all platforms supported by FreeBSD. I tested it
>>>on sparc64 and Olivier Houchard tried it on arm.
>>>I would like to know if someone could test it and report any success
>>I tried it on PowerPC. Following the instructions given by
>>Jung-uk Kim <jkim at niksun.com>, it looks like it is working okay
>Did you try withtout Jung-uk Kim's workaround?
The only thing I applied was your original patch, and then added
"options REISERFS" to my custom kernel configuration. Note that
PPC is still a 32-bit architecture on FreeBSD, so I wouldn't see
anything which was a 64-bit issue.
>>Let me know if there's anything else I should test with it.
>... try this with `motd' (small file which fits inside a block,
>with its metadata):
> . cp motd /tmp (mmap(2))
> . compare md5 of motd and /tmp/motd (read(2))
>You may do it again with `ls' which spans multiple bocks (these
>two files are stored differently in ReiserFS).
(90) cd /mnt
(91) cp motd /tmp
(92) cp evanesnce.mp3 /tmp
(93) cp ls /tmp
(94) md5 -r evanesnce.mp3 ls motd
(95) cd /tmp
(96) md5 -r evanesnce.mp3 ls motd
Garance Alistair Drosehn = gad at gilead.netel.rpi.edu
Senior Systems Programmer or gad at freebsd.org
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or drosih at rpi.edu
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