[Coco] Large file deletion fails on NitrOS9/6309

Allen Huffman alsplace at pobox.com
Tue May 26 17:06:22 EDT 2020

On May 26, 2020, at 3:38 PM, Jeff Teunissen <deek at d2dc.net> wrote:
> the same file reads and writes fine, it's only deleting it that causes the
> system to explode.

I’d speculate it’s the same thing that crashes cobbler, etc. They look at the size of the DAM and then allocate that memory so they can set bits marking sectors used (or in the case, probably free) and it’s too large. The code doesn’t check for that in cobbler and the value just rolls over and it has unexpected bad results.

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