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    SubjectRe: fstat suddenly return -EINVAL [Was: Bus error on make allyesconfig, kernelbuild with HEAD]
    On Sun, Nov 07, 2010 at 06:07:08PM -0500, Ben Gamari wrote:
    >On Sun, 7 Nov 2010 23:30:56 +0100, Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> wrote:
    >> I looked briefly at the fstat implmnetation in the kernel and
    >> this did not give me any hints.
    >> I therefore changed to subject to attrack attention of more readers.
    >>
    >Thanks!
    >
    >> Can you supply us with a bit more information about your system:
    >> - filesystem (as fstat seems to reach filesystem specific code)
    >> - glibc version
    >> - box (architecture + 32 or 64 bit kernel)
    >> - do you see other things misbehave or is this only a kernel build thing
    >>
    >> If you have provided this info in the past I have missed it.
    >>
    >The kernel tree resides on an ext4 partition. The machine has two Xeon
    >E5520 processors and runs 64-bit Ubuntu 10.04 which uses eglibc 2.11.1.
    >Note that the kernel is being cross-compiled for ARM under an
    >OpenEmbedded toolchain (have tried both gcc 4.4.4 and 4.5). This is the
    >only strange behavior that I know of.
    >

    But fixdep should be compiled by the host compiler...

    So, does this error also occur when you do non-cross compiling on the
    same partition?

    Thanks for your testing!


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