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FS#33459 - [systemd] systemd-readahead: Failed to read event: Value too large for defined data type

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Dominik Brzeziński (kelloco2) - Saturday, 19 January 2013, 15:02 GMT
Last edited by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 15:38 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No



systemd-readahead does not work if you have a swapfile instead of swap partition.

hash entry in the /etc/fstab temporarily solved the problem. After
"systemd-readahead: Failed to read event: Value too large for defined data type"
no new lines are appended. ( cat /.readahead | wc -l ).
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Closed by  Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 15:38 GMT
Reason for closing:  Upstream
Additional comments about closing:  Not a systemd bug, and the posted patch is likely incorrect.
Comment by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Saturday, 19 January 2013, 15:48 GMT
These sorts of things need to be reported upstream, not here.
Comment by Dominik Brzeziński (kelloco2) - Sunday, 20 January 2013, 15:08 GMT
Sorry, I'm still learning. I would add that the problem may be if the swap file is more than 2GB.
Comment by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Sunday, 17 February 2013, 19:53 GMT
Looks like a kernel bug, actually. A patch appeared on LKML a few days ago:
Comment by Dominik Brzeziński (kelloco2) - Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 19:02 GMT
Thanks a lot. I hope this will be fixed. If not, I will try to patch itself