Re: O_DIRECT please; Sybase 12.5

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Thu Jul 05 2001 - 19:25:27 EST

On Fri, 06 Jul 2001 01:06:53 +1000,
Andrew Morton <> wrote:
>Ordered data mode is really nice. It's not magical though - for example,
>if you reset the machine during a kernel build, a subsequent `make' will
>fail because you have a number of .o files which have zero length.

FYI, that particular problem will disappear with the 2.5 Makefiles.
The zero length .o files will still exist but the post-compile
dependency data (.o.d) will not exist so a subsequent make kernel will
rebuild the incomplete objects. This is a general workaround for
incomplete kernel objects, independent of the file system type.

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