jhalfs "stability"

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 14:13:36 PDT 2009

James Robertson wrote:
> In my recent dealings with jhalfs, I have found it to be a bit 
> unstable.  Every run a compile step hangs either during ch5 or ch6 
> compile.  Does anyone else experience this?  For example, I ran 3 
> different runs yesterday with minor changes to my wrapper script and 
> jhalfs hung on ch5 glibc and on ch6 tar and shadow for no apparent 
> reason.  I come back to the machine and the progress bar is at some high 
> counter (like 50 minutes for tar).  I Crtl-C out and just re-run make to 
> continue, but the kind of defeats the purpose of an automated builder.

It has worked fine for me.  I'd take a look at the scripts it is trying to run 
and the logs to try to pinpoint the problem, but if a cancel/restart works, I'd 
say that it is likely there is a hardware problem.  You could also try running 
fsck on the drive you are using.

   -- Bruce

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