On Mon, 21 May 2001, Pierre Etchemaite wrote:
> I just found a problem GETting a file stored in tmpfs using proftpd;
> I always get a "426 Transfer aborted. Data connection closed."
> That could be a bug with tmpfs and sendfile in 2.4.5-pre4 :
> read(8, "%PDF-1.4\r%\342\343\317\323\r\n870 0 obj\r<< \r/L"..., 8192) = 8192
> shmat(11, 0x4cfe65, 0x3) = 0xbffff4d4
> sendfile(11, 8, , 5045861) = -1 EINVAL (Invalid argument)
> Any idea ?
That's probably the same reason why tmpfs and loopback do not work
tmpfs does not provide the necessary functions for sendfile and lo:
readpage, prepare_write and commitwrite.
And I do not see a way how to provide readpage in tmpfs :-(
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