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[perl #6949] "make test" fails on Linux 2.4.3 ReiserFS system

From:
Steve Peters via RT
Date:
December 31, 2004 13:50
Subject:
[perl #6949] "make test" fails on Linux 2.4.3 ReiserFS system
Message ID:
rt-3.0.11-6949-104966.14.85766513985@perl.org
> [Stephen.Gadsby@millersville.edu - Sat May 05 21:50:28 2001]:
> 
> 	Something in my setup is causing a problem. Running "sh Configure
> -des && make" goes smoothly, but "make test" dies with the following:
> 
> io/fs..............FAILED at test 0
> io/inplace.........
> 
> At this point the console displays an invalid operand (0000) message, and
> the system is seriously hosed. While it will still respond to pings and
> switch virtual consoles via Alt+Fx, sshd and the console itself do not
> respond.
> 
> 	My guess is something in the Linux hints file configures Perl in a
> way incompatible with one or more of Linux 2.4.3, ReiserFS, or LVM, but I
> don't know what that "something" might be. Could you please provide some
> suggestions on settings I should change? My apologies if this is a
FAQ, but
> if so, I couldn't find it.
> 
> 	Thanks!
> 
>    -Stephen J Gadsby, Multimedia Specialist
>     Web and Multimedia Services, Information Technology
>     Millersville University of Pennsylvania, USA
> 

I've been running Perl smoke tests on ReiserFS for a few months now and
have not seen the problems in the ticket above.  This ticket is resolved.



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