Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: reiserfs does not work with linux 2.4.17 on

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 12:29:04 EST

> As I guess, the problem is that sparc64's set_bit() does not like addresses
> which are not aligned on 8-byte boundary. New `s_properties' field of reiserfs
> specific part of super block is such kind of.

set_bit is defined for long. The fix is definitely right - without it you'll
scribble on other memory on any 64bit BE platform
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