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SubjectRe: 2.2.9 hangs in truncate_inode_pages
On Wed, Jun 02, 1999 at 01:24:15PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Sun, 30 May 1999, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> >> Hmm.. That hasn't really changed as far as I can tell, so this must have
> >> been a long-time thing that just was exposed by something else. How sure
> >> are you that it is truncate_inode_pages()? (Or should I ask "what made you
> >> find it"?)
> >
> >A couple of server boxes I use for testing kept hanging. So in the end
> >I put a keyboard/mouse on the hanging boxes and bashed alt-scrolllock and
> >co a lot once it stopped.
>
> So it was looping at infinite into truncate_inode_pages? Or was it
> sleeping into the __wait_on_page() forever?
>
> Andrea Arcangeli
>

I can reproduce it in a matter of a few seconds with 2.2.7-ac4 and
2.2.9-ac1. It seems to loop in truncate_inode_pages() (near the
end of the function, according to the System.map file).

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