On Sunday, 26 October 2008 13:26:35 Hugh Dickins wrote:
As Hugh pointed out already, tmpfs does support xattrs since quite a while, so
enabling that should fix the symptoms. Independent of that, cp must of course
work correctly on filesystems that don't have xattrs. Those filesystems are
not supposed to return EINVAL, though.
Could you please run cp under strace to show us what's happening at the
syscall level (and perhaps under ltrace in addition to see the library level
If the error happens at the syscall level (*listxattr), then which kernel is
it exactly, and where can I find its sources?