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SubjectRe: 2.6.5-rc1-mm2 and direct_read_under
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Can't type this morning -- 2.6.5-rc1-mm2 is what I ran on.
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Daniel
On Fri, 2004-03-19 at 08:49, Daniel McNeil wrote:
> I re-ran direct_read_under test (6 copies) on 2.6.4-rc1-mm2:
>
> ext3 failed within 2 hours.
>
> ext2 ran overnight without errors.
>
> Daniel
>
> On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 11:10, Daniel McNeil wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 10:47, Chris Mason wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 12:53, Daniel McNeil wrote:
> > > > I'm ran 2.6.4-mm2 plus the 2 wait_on_page_range() patches,
> > > > the test_set_page_writeback() patch and clear_page_dirty_for_io patch
> > > > overnight.
> > > >
> > > > 6 copies of direct_read_under test on 8-cpu system on 1
> > > > ext3 file system in 1 directory on a scsi disk.
> > > > (http://developer.osdl.org/daniel/AIO/TESTS/direct_read_under.c)
> > > >
> > > > 5 of the 6 tests saw uninitialized data within 2 hours.
> > > > The sixth test ran overnight.
> > >
> > > Do you still have the errors generated? I wondering how big the range
> > > of uninitialized data was. When I was bug hunting yesterday, I saw
> > > ranges from 64k to 32mb in size, which was why I decided writes weren't
> > > getting to the disk at all.
> > >
> > > It might be interesting to try with data=writeback, or on ext2. Things
> > > might be easier to track if we're not worried about ll_rw_block.
> > >
> > > It might also be interesting to significantly lower the size of the
> > > reads and writes done by direct_read_under, or anything else you can
> > > think of to get the reproduce time down to something smaller than 2
> > > hours...
> > >
> > > It's probably a good idea to upgrade to 2.6.5-rc1-mm2, just so we're all
> > > staring at the same code.
> > >
> > > -chris
> > >
> >
> > Chris,
> >
> > Still have the data:
> > 63 pages (258048 bytes)
> > 90 pages (368640 bytes)
> > 139 pages (569344 bytes)
> > 30 pages (122880 bytes)
> > 87 pages (356352 bytes)
> >
> >
> > I'm rebooting to 2.6.5-rc1-mm2 and will re-run. I have do have
> > versions of direct_read_under that do smaller i/o and also
> > 1 that does forks off and does 'sync' calls every few seconds.
> >
> > I'll give ext2 and try as well.
> >
> > Daniel
> >
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