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SubjectRe: [PATCH] new version of singlecopy pipe
"J . A . Magallon" wrote:
> On 05.11 Manfred Spraul wrote:
> >
> > Please test it.
> > The kernel space part should be ok, but I know that the
> > patch can cause deadlocks with buggy user space apps.
> >
> I tried your patch on 2.4.4-ac8, and something strange happens.
> Untarring linux-2.4.4 takes a little time, disk light flashes,
> but no files appear on the disk (just 'Makefile', as you will see below).
> Doing a separate gunzip - tar xf works fine:
> werewolf:~/soft/kernel# gtar zxf linux-2.4.4.tar.gz
> werewolf:~/soft/kernel# ls linux-2.4.4
> Makefile

Could you try if 'strace -f -F gtar zxf linux-2.4.4.tar.gz > /tmp/trace
2>&1' hangs?

If yes, please send me the strace.
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