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SubjectRe: [Linux-NTFS-Dev] ntfs OOPS (2.5.63)
On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Randy.Dunlap wrote:

> > Hi Randy,
> >
> > Could you try to turn on debugging in the NTFS driver (compile option in the
> > menus), then once ntfs module is loaded (or otherwise anytime) as root do:
> >
> > echo -1 > /proc/sys/fs/ntfs-debug
> >
> > Then mount and to the directory changes. Assuming that you get the bug again
> > could you send me the captured kernel log output? (Note there will be
> > massive amounts of output.)
> >
> > The code looks ok and I can't reproduce here so it would be helpful to see
> > if there are any oddities on your partition. Just to make sure it is not the
> > compiler, could you do a "make fs/ntfs/inode.S" and send me that as well?
> >
> > Thanks,
> Anton,
> I'll get to this in another day or so.
> The help text for NTFS_DEBUG says to use 1 to enable it
> or 0 to disable it. What does -1 do?

It doesn't matter. We just test "if not zero do debug output". The old
ntfs driver used to use different bits for different error messages so -1
would enable all of them and I have stuck to using -1...


Anton Altaparmakov <aia21 at> (replace at with @)
Linux NTFS maintainer / IRC: #ntfs on
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