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SubjectRe: Major XFS problems...
On Thu, 2004-09-09 at 01:44, Jakob Oestergaard wrote:
> SMP systems on 2.6 have a problem with XFS+NFS.

Knfsd threads in 2.6 are no longer serialised by the BKL, and the
change has exposed a number of SMP issues in the dcache. Try the
two patches at


(the latter is in recent Linus kernels). If you're still having
problems after applying those patches, Nathan and I need to know.

Greg Banks, R&D Software Engineer, SGI Australian Software Group.
I don't speak for SGI.

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