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    SubjectRe: Linux-2.1.125 ... pre-2.2 imminent
    Cyrille Chepelov wrote:

    > * The Big Bad Lockup lurking in dquota surfaced again on a K6/200
    > server/router, despite Bill Hawes' big cleanup (too bad, it really looked
    > like it had vanished) : "quotacheck -av", "passwd foo" and "/sbin/lilo"
    > are still the usual offenders, and lock on "wait_for_dquota" with the
    > usual symptoms (skyrocketing loadavg, and no way to kill the processes)

    Hi Cyrille,

    I did quite a bit of stress testing for the quota code and wasn't able to
    trigger any stuck processes. Could you put together a script to reproduce the
    problem?

    When you say "/sbin/lilo" is an offender, does running lilo hit a quota limit?

    Regards,
    Bill




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