OES2 SP2a Linux bug affects whodidit Posted on 03 May 2010 under NetWare (Updated 03 May 2010)

Various NCP requests return details of file logical and physical sizes. On OES Linux, the value being returned for the physical size is usually too small. It appears to be the number of fully used sectors multiplied by the sector size (512). For a file where the logical size is a multiple of the block size (4096), the value is correct, but for a file of, say, exactly 5000 bytes, the physical size is returned as 4608 bytes (5000 / 512) * 512 (the remainder from the division is ignored) instead of 8192 bytes. The issue has been worked around. Despite a bug number being assigned in early 2009, this issue remains unfixed in SP2a.