marius at alchemy.franken.de
Mon Jan 18 19:45:33 UTC 2010
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 04:06:41PM -0800, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 05:20:33PM +0100, Marius Strobl wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 08:49:30AM -0500, brad dreisbach wrote:
> > > what is the status of smbfs support in the sparc64 port?
> > AFAICT it's still unchanged from last Februrary:
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-sparc64/2009-February/006189.html
> > It still would be interesting to know how far the kernel part
> > actually gets these days on sparc64.
> >From my very limited testing, it seems to work. Since smbfs related
> libraries and kernel module are not installed by default you may
> have to use attached patch and rebuild all or manually
> build/install required files.
> Marius, since other strict alignment architectures like ia64 or
> powerpc enabled smbfs, I guess it's ok to enable smbfs on sparc64.
> What's your opinion?
> The attached patch also fixes an endian bug of smbutil(1).
The patch looks good but I'd really would prefer someone to
actually test it on sparc64 before enabling it as no other
architecture supported by FreeBSD is LP64 big-endian and one
can create bugs that are hidden on any other combination.
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