LTP failure

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Thu Mar 22 08:40:16 PDT 2007

Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> Bryan Kadzban wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 10:31:29AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> Thanks Bryan.  It's still a mystery to me.  I tried a 
>>> kernel last night and it still failed for me.
>> Well, I can try installing to see if it also fails for me; 
>> perhaps is an oddball?  I know it has some other issues, so 
>> I should upgrade it anyway.
> also passes the test for me (fails the call).  I suspect it's
> because it's 64-bit though.  mmap seems likely to be affected by the
> architecture (more than some other syscalls, anyway).  mincore does too.
> If I still have my 32-bit partition laying around, I can try to upgrade
> its kernel and see whether fails for me in 32-bit mode.  But
> it'll take a while.

Thanks Bryan.  I've gotten a couple of reports of failures in 32 bit
systems but all reports about 64 bit systems pass.  I've personally
tried 2.4.x,, and kernels and all have the same
incorrect behavior.

  -- Bruce

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