Re: math.ct failure

From: Eric Roman (ESRoman_at_berkeley_dot_edu)
Date: Thu May 14 2009 - 09:04:50 PDT

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    Can you please let us know which kernel you're running?
    
    Eric
    
    On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 07:43:02AM -0700, Paul Hargrove wrote:
    > Peter,
    >  The list address is checkpoint_at_lbl_dot_gov (I've cc:ed this reply and set 
    > Reply-To)
    > 
    >  If you are seeing this failure, then I would NOT proceed with using 
    > BLCR.  We should figure out the source of the failure.
    >  Given the things we've been through in the past, my only guess is that 
    > you are using Xen with a version older than 3.1.2.  If that is the case, 
    > the bug is actaully in Xen nor BLCR and you will need to upgrade Xen.  
    > If that is not the case, let us know and we'll see if we can figure out 
    > the source of the problem.
    > 
    > -Paul
    > 
    > Peter Elias wrote:
    > >  Dear Paul H. Hargrove!
    > >
    > >  I apologize for sending this e-mail to your personal address. I 
    > >planned to send it to the checkpoint mailing list (archives are at 
    > >www.nersc.gov), but I couldn't find list's address.
    > >  I am trying to compile and run blcr-0.8.1 on my machine (Gentoo 
    > >Linux, AMD Athlon CPU). Compilation went without errors and from all 
    > >tests only one has failed:
    > >
    > >.../blcr-0.8.1/builddir/tests/.libs/lt-math[31579]: file " 
    > >../../tests/math.c", line 54, in math_callback: FP restore failure nan 
    > >!= 38842.2
    > >
    > >cr_poll_request() failed: Restart aborted: restart cancelled and job 
    > >killed
    > >FAIL: math.ct
    > >
    > >  Shall I install and use blcr? I want to save and then repeatedly 
    > >restore some ocaml sessions.
    > >
    > >  With best regards,
    > >
    > >Peter Elias
    > >
    > 
    > 
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