Re: PATCH for Corrupted IO on all block devices

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 21:51:28 EST

On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, David J. Picard wrote:

> The issue was in a stack overflow in the test program, as Alexander
> pointed out. Is the stack order different on Solaris v. Linux?
> Could this be why it worked so well on the other OS's?

Stack on Sparc grows up. On x86 - down. Besides, on a different CPU/platform/
compiler you might get different register allocation and thus have a local
variable overwritten in one case happily survive in another (where it just
happened to live in a register).

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