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    SubjectRe: [Patch] jbd commit code deadloop when installing Linux
    On Wed, 28 Jun 2006 08:38:59 +0200
    Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:

    >
    > * Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
    >
    > > > We see system hang in ext3 jbd code
    > > > when Linux install program anaconda copying
    > > > packages.
    > > >
    > > > That is because anaconda is invoked from linuxrc
    > > > in initrd when system_state is still SYSTEM_BOOTING.
    >
    > [ argh ...! ]

    That's what I thought ;)

    > > > Thus the cond_resched checks in journal_commit_transaction
    > > > will always return 1 without actually schedule,
    > > > then the system fall into deadloop.
    > >
    > > That's a bug in cond_resched().
    > >
    > > Something like this..
    >
    > Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
    >

    Thanks. Zou, it'd be great if you could test this in your setup, please.
    I've tagged it as 2.6.17.x material.
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