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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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