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    SubjectRe: PS3 Storage Driver O_DIRECT issue
    On Fri, 13 Jul 2007, Olaf Hering wrote:
    > This driver (or the generic PS3 code) has appearently problems with
    > O_DIRECT.
    > glibc aborts parted because the malloc metadata get corrupted. While it
    > is reproducible, the place where it crashes changes with every version
    > of the debug attempt.
    > I dont have a handle right now, all I know is that the metadata after a
    > malloc area get overwritten with zeros.
    >
    >
    > Can you have a look at this?
    > parted /dev/ps3da
    > print (a few times)

    I can't seem to reproduce this with parted 1.7.1-5.1 (from Debian
    etch/lenny/sid) and kernel 2.6.22-g77320894.

    With kind regards,

    Geert Uytterhoeven
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