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RE: [Xen-devel] NPTL/db4 problem with FC3

To: "Nils Toedtmann" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Xen devel list" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] NPTL/db4 problem with FC3
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 21:34:29 -0000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] NPTL/db4 problem with FC3
 > It turned out to be a FC specific db4 problem with non-NPTL-aware
> ARCHes:
>   <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=91933>
> Unfortunatly, RedHat closed this bug as WONTFIX, but it's 
> still present
> with FC3 on ARCH={xen,um}. /lib/tls and /usr/lib/tls moved away, the
> LD_ASSUME_KERNEL workaround does not help, too.

We have a trivial patch to NTPL glibc that make it "xen-friendly",
providing glibc is built with the "-mno-tls-direct-seg-refs" option to

It's currently undergoing testing, and I expect we'll check it in to the
repo later this week.


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