[lkml]   [2011]   [Apr]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [BUG] fatal hang untarring 90GB file, possibly writeback related.
On Wed, 2011-04-27 at 12:50 -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> To test the theory, Chris asked me to try with data=ordered.
> Unfortunately, the deadlock still shows up. This is what I get.

As another data point: I'm trying the same kernel with CONFIG_PREEMPT
enabled. This time the deadlock doesn't happen. Instead, kswapd0 gets
pegged at 99% CPU for much of the untar, but it does eventually


 \ /
  Last update: 2011-04-27 22:07    [W:0.147 / U:0.004 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site