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SubjectRe: [BUG] heavy disk access sometimes freezes 2.5.73-mm[123]
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On Monday 07 July 2003 05:30, Barry K. Nathan wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 07:37:22PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Nick Piggin <piggin@cyberone.com.au> wrote:
> >
> > Barry says the problem started with 2.5.73-mm1. There was a reiserfs
> > patch added in that kernel.
> >
> > Does a `patch -R' of this fix it up?
>
> [patch snipped]
>
> Yes, backing that patch out fixes it.

I had similar problems with my reiserfs root FS. For me backing out only the
second chunk of the patch made it, too. I've attached the patch I used for
that. If someone sees something really bad I'm doing with this please write,
because I'm playing with my root FS... ;-)

Best regards
Thomas Schlichter
diff -u linux-2.5.74-mm2/fs/reiserfs/tail_conversion.c.orig linux-2.5.74-mm2/fs/reiserfs/tail_conversion.c
--- linux-2.5.74-mm2/fs/reiserfs/tail_conversion.c.orig 2003-06-23 09:26:10.000000000 -0700
+++ linux-2.5.74-mm2/fs/reiserfs/tail_conversion.c 2003-06-23 09:26:10.000000000 -0700
@@ -190,9 +190,6 @@ unmap_buffers(struct page *page, loff_t
}
bh = next ;
} while (bh != head) ;
- if ( PAGE_SIZE == bh->b_size ) {
- ClearPageDirty(page);
- }
}
}
}
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