Re: New feature

Roger Espel Llima (
Fri, 26 Sep 1997 14:29:15 +0200

> > Ok. User error. No problem. Kernel is fine. Case closed.
> I wish it was that easy. The problem is back! The exact same code and
> test that I ran last night, which accessed only the directories, now
> accesses all the files again!!!!!! Damn. I hate things like this.
> For what it's worth, /proc ATIME doesn't get changed from `ls -R /`
> but everything else (at this instant) does.

Have you tried strace(1)-ing ls -R /, to see exactly what calls it's
making? Atime shoulnd't change either way, even with ls -l, so unless
ls is opening the files, there's a problem with the kernel.

And then there's the fact that the fs cache gets flushed.. can you
reproduce this?

Roger Espel Llima,