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    SubjectRe: 2.4.20: Proccess stuck in __lock_page ...
    * Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de> wrote:
    > On Wed, May 28 2003, Marc-Christian Petersen wrote:
    >>> Guys, you're the ones who can reproduce this. Please spend more time
    >>> working out which chunk (or combination thereof) actually fixes the
    >>> problem. If indeed any of them do.
    >> As I said, I will test it this evening. ATM I don't have time to
    >> recompile and reboot. This evening I will test extensively, even on
    >> SMP, SCSI, IDE and so on.
    >
    > May I ask how you are reproducing the bad results? I'm trying in vain
    > here...

    It is easily reproducable by using dd with an appropriate blocksize
    reading from /dev/zero.

    With chunk #3 from Andrew, I do not get pauses, but I noticed text
    scrolling in an xterm stopping for like a second.

    I did not get any zombie processes.

    Ciao
    Stefan

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