[Openmcl-devel] #407 : reiterating interest in ccl on ec2

Andrew Shalit alms at clozure.com
Mon Mar 1 18:22:08 UTC 2010


Someone could try resubmitting the bug to Amazon and successfully attaching the c program.

On Mar 1, 2010, at 1:19 PM, james anderson wrote:

> good evening;
> 
> my goal here is to get ccl to run on ec2.
> 
> On 2010-03-01, at 19:09 , Gail Zacharias wrote:
> 
>> At 3/1/2010 12:46 PM, Gary Byers wrote:
>>> The person who reported the bug originally opened a report in Amazon's
>>> bug tracking system; I've seen the report but can't find the URL at the
>>> moment.
>> 
>> http://developer.amazonwebservices.com/connect/thread.jspa?messageID=114524 
>> 
> 
> they have paid not attention to this, and have not responded to past messages enquiring about it.
> 
> the pointer in the track issue to an ami with a more recent canonical/ubuntu kernel is promising.
> no ami which i have found to use to start an instance appears to be recent enough as the test program still behaves anomalously.
> 
> would someone have an ami id for a sufficiently recent kernel?
> 
>> 
>> 
>>> The little C test program demonstrates that a program that executes an
>>> 'int $0xc5' instruction while running on EC2 hangs without invoking a
>>> handler for the signal that that instruction is expected to generate.
>>> 
>>> It might be interesting to someone that aynchronous signals sent to
>>> some thread in the process cause a handler to be invoked or that 'int
>>> $n' instructions for other values of n cause synchronous signals to be
>>> raised, but that isn't really the issue here, is it ?
> 
> if i could answer that, in particular, sufficiently well to give amazon a bug report which they would act upon, i would not have reopened the bug.
> 
>>> 
>>> On Mon, 1 Mar 2010, R. Matthew Emerson wrote:
>>> 
>>> >
>>> > On Mar 1, 2010, at 9:21 AM, james anderson wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> good morning;
>>> >>
>>> >> i have re-opened #407 in the hope to progress towards running ccl on
>>> >> ec2.
>>> >> i added a note to the report, with my observations when i tried the
>>> >> sample code.
>>> >> if one can suggest further tests, please advise.
>>> >
>>> > Shouldn't you be taking this up with Amazon?  It's their bug.
>>> >
>>> > Reopening http://trac.clozure.com/ccl/ticket/407 implies that you think there is something the ccl maintainers can or should do;  it's not clear to me what that something might be.
>>> >
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