Coda File System

Re: Diskless Client, root in ramdisk

From: Jean-Sebastien Gagnon <lmcjsga_at_lmc.ericsson.se>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2000 19:22:16 -0500
I found the problem, the date was screwed up on the cluster


On Tue, 07 Mar 2000, Phil Nelson wrote:
> >> I'm currently trying to get coda to work on a diskless client
> >> the root is /dev/ram0
> >>...
> >> 06:33:55 brain-wiping recoverable store
> >> 06:33:55 fatal error -- Recov_CreateSeg: rvm_create_segment failed (222)
> >> 06:33:55 Fatal Signal (11); pid 124 becoming a zombie...
> >>...
> 
> >I looked at the code of rvm_create_segment, and I can't tell exactly
> >where it fails (the errorcode is ETID, bad rvm transaction identifier).
> >I'm puzzled, never seen this happen.
> 
> I have seen something similar.  I saw this happen on a block device on
> NetBSD.  After some thought, but no verification, I came to the conclusion
> there may be a bug in the mmap code for block devices. 
> 
> For this case, my first thoughts were that possibly /dev/ram0 may not
> support mmap.  If it does, then there may be a bug in the mmap support.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Phil Nelson                    NetBSD: http://www.netbsd.org
> e-mail: phil@cs.wwu.edu        Coda: http://www.coda.cs.cmu.edu
> http://www.cs.wwu.edu/~phil
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Received on 2000-03-07 19:28:34