[9fans] (no subject)071 (1/18/2010 9:58:06 PM) comp.os.plan9 Subject floating point puzzle
i'm seeing a crash in in _v2d. unfortunately, i don't
see how this is happening.
8.out 8535: suicide: sys: fp: stack underflow fppc=0x6397 status=0x81e1 pc=0x63a5
[9fans] ot: coraid jobs0113 (1/6/2010 4:35:13 PM) comp.os.plan9 i thought this would be interesting to some.
please send questions directly to me, rather than
spamming the list.
coraid is looking for some engineers. here are
two job postings in the original job-poste... quanstro
[9fans] secuser bugs1118 (1/4/2010 9:19:14 PM) comp.os.plan9 i submitted a patch to secuser. i noticed that the
month printed was off by one. according to secuser
one year from today would be (in the odd ddmmyyyyy
format it used) 04002011.
i changed that to yyyym... quanstro
[9fans] mmu fix?118 (11/12/2009 9:00:27 PM) comp.os.plan9 perhaps i'm missing something, but we experienced a crash in mmuwalk that was explained by interpreting the garbage in a page allocated by mmuwalk as valid page flags. of course this did not end well. /n/dump... quanstro
[9fans] atom(2)012 (11/4/2009 9:54:40 PM) comp.os.plan9 are the functions mentioned in atom(2) defined in a header file somewhere? i don't seem to be able to locate their definitions. - erik ... quanstro
[9fans] postscript printer trouble18 (8/31/2009 4:59:24 PM) comp.os.plan9 i don't know if this is related to recent postscript printer troubles, but i have no problems talking to the local printer. the problem is font support. to support fonts, gs is run to convert to a postscript b... quanstro
[9fans] ps hang114 (8/21/2009 4:25:42 PM) comp.os.plan9 i know this has been reported before. and i've guessed at exactly this problem, but it's happened again here. and this time i have a bit of evidence. i haven't quite tracked everything down, or what the orig... quanstro
[9fans] mtrr018 (8/7/2009 5:25:27 PM) comp.os.plan9 the mtrr() call in the kernel can error. vgavesa doesn't protect against this possibility. i think that this change couldn't hurt for those who are having trouble with vesa vgavesa.c:133,142 - /n/sources/plan... quanstro
[9fans] lftp patch for plan9020 (7/18/2009 2:51:43 AM) comp.os.plan9 ryan thomas built an lftp patch for plan 9 to ease moving files to the plan 9 system at coraid. the patch implements netkey. http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg01677.html - erik ... quanstro
[9fans] standard kernel e820 scan020 (7/10/2009 5:03:26 PM) comp.os.plan9 does anyone know why the e820 scan in memory.c marks memory that does not appear in the map as available? i would think it would be safer to mark it as unavailable. but perhaps i just haven't found the right ... quanstro
[9fans] oh, no! (again)219 (8/11/2009 1:32:14 PM) comp.os.plan9 Sadly, I was too optimistic when SATA install succeeded... :-( This is a report of error messages I've got while booting new system on = (and from) sdE0: sdiahci: drive 0 in state ready after 0 resets # SATA... cej1(165)
[9fans] broken contrib source315 (8/19/2009 10:06:39 PM) comp.os.plan9 Upon trying to build /sys/src/cmd for the arm today (beagleboards came in), I found that mk was dying due to bad source installed by contrib(1) packages. mk -k install was able to get me through most of it, but... slawmaster(279)
[9fans] ps hang114 (8/21/2009 4:25:42 PM) comp.os.plan9 i know this has been reported before. and i've guessed at exactly this problem, but it's happened again here. and this time i have a bit of evidence. i haven't quite tracked everything down, or what the orig... quanstro54(944)
[9fans] Authoritative Name Server115 (9/16/2009 7:35:34 PM) comp.os.plan9 I'm trying to setup an authoritative name server for a domain in Plan 9. Not all of the available ndb(6) directives for this task are documented, so I have some questions: The secondary name servers all run BI... akumar(200)
[9fans] v9fs on android115 (9/22/2009 12:07:28 AM) comp.os.plan9 Just built the kernel modules and tested them out, seems to work fine. For those who don't want to build their own, here are the modules I built for the 2.6.27 kernel: http://www.thenewsh.com/~newsham/x/9... newsham(247)
[9fans] env size limit113 (10/27/2009 4:52:44 PM) comp.os.plan9 the environment variable size limit is set to 16300 bytes which seems rather small; for instance it can break mkfiles for large projects. might a patch specifying a larger size limit (e.g. 128K) be accepted? ... rogpeppe(244)
[9fans] vesa driver121 (10/27/2009 9:16:16 PM) comp.os.plan9 i built a new 9pcf kernel from the latest sources that should have included the latest vesa driver improvements (mtrr). somehow i lost the performance gains in the new 9pcf compared to a 9pcf kernel that i dow... 9nut
[9fans] pxeload nvram117 (11/2/2009 6:01:22 PM) comp.os.plan9 i need to pxeboot several cpus -- remote sensors -- with only usb storage. here's an old thread for the same thing. is there a solution? http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.plan9/browse_thread/thread/db92... 9nut
[9fans] /dev/realmode and single proc cpu config214 (11/12/2009 7:58:00 PM) comp.os.plan9 i have two nearly identical configs for a cpu and a term kernel on identical hardware (single proc); the difference is that cpu config has bridge and sdp devices. vesa works with term but aux/vga can't find /d... 9nut