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Re: [Xen-devel] file corruption!!!

On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 04:06:20PM +1000, James Harper wrote:
> This strikes me as quite nasty, although i've no idea if it's xen
> related at all... i was just doing a 'make world' under dom0, when the
> compile crashed out thus:
> svcsock.c:144:25: warning: null character(s) preserved in literal
> svcsock.c:144:25: missing terminating " character
> svcsock.c:1176:1: unterminated argument list invoking macro "dprintk"
> and sure enough svcsock.c had a big lump of corruption right in the
> middle of it. My most recent reboot was afaik orderly and so the
> corruption shouldn't have come from an unclean halt. My last compile
> was right before my last reboot (i think) and the svcsock.c was not
> corrupt then.
> I copied the file back from a known good source and restarted the
> compile, but it aborted pretty quickly with internal gcc errors etc.
> I then tried a basic file corruption test - copying large files of
> known data back and forth lots and then finally compare to the
> original but that started seg faulting, and then the process hung in a
> 'D' state, so i'm rebooting now.
> When it comes back up i'll try to break it again.

Sounds like hardware failure.  Run memtest86 for an hour or so and let
us know whether it finds any errors.


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