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SubjectRe: Errors and later panics in 2.6.0-test11.
On Wed, Dec 03 2003, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 03 2003, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, David [iso-8859-15] Martínez Moreno wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello again. I'm testing 2.6.0-test11 in one of my servers. In about a day or
> > > so under a web/FTP server load, the kernel starts to spit messages:
> > >
> > > Dec 2 22:07:25 ulises kernel: Bad page state at prep_new_page
> > > [ ... ]
> > >
> > > This machine is Pentium IV with 512 MB of RAM, IDE & SATA disks, RAID 0 over the
> > > 2 SATA disks, vanilla 2.6.0-test11, Debian testing, apache2 and proftpd.
> >
> > Interesting. Another RAID 0 problem report..
>
> Hmm did _all_ reports include raid-0, or just "some" raid? I'm looking
> at the bio_pair stuff which raid-0 is the only user of, something looks
> fishy there.

Looks like some raid-5 and others were involved in other reports, so
that's probably not it.

The bio_pair stuff has a few flaws, but nothing that could bad things to
happen.

--
Jens Axboe

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