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Re: [linux-lvm] Tools compile problem, 1.0.1-rc4 on RH6.2 w/kernel 2.4.12



Morten Wang <warnckew online no> writes:

> I _did_ check the two usual symlinks in /usr/include, 'linux' &
> 'asm', which point to directories in the kernel-source tree. they
> were ok. what I forgot to check was whether /usr/include/malloc.h
> actually was readable, and then I found out. it wasn't possible to
> read the file and it had incorrect values in a directory listing.
> did check around a bit for various clues, but couldn't find any, so
> I assume it's just a filesystem error after a few unwanted
> shutdowns. a reinstall of the glibc-devel RPM fixed the problem, and
> the tools compiled successfully.

  uhm, this is a bad thing. what filesystem does /usr/include reside
  on? if a file is corrupt and the fsck didn't fix it under boot, I'd
  be worried about physical disk damage.
 
> 'make install' then ran successfully, and I could run vgcan and
> vgchange without any problems. am looking forward to checking out
> LVM, thanks!

  you'll enjoy it. trust me. :)

  (now, if I could just get snapshots to work like I want them to. sigh)

-- 
Terje



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