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SubjectRe: [Bug #13232] ext3/4 with synchronous writes gets wedged by Postfix
On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 10:06:04PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> This message has been generated automatically as a part of a report
> of regressions introduced between 2.6.28 and 2.6.29.
>
> The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> introduced between 2.6.28 and 2.6.29. Please verify if it still should
> be listed and let me know (either way).
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> Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13232
> Subject : ext3/4 with synchronous writes gets wedged by Postfix
> Submitter : David Watson <kernel-nospam@dbwatson.ukfsn.org>
> Date : 2009-05-03 19:46 (14 days old)

This turned out to be caused by change in the VFS, as documented in
the bug report. Al Viro has a patch, which I've reviewed.

David, would you be able to try testing Al's proposed patch, since you
have an easy reproduction case? Thanks,

- Ted



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