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SubjectRe: fsync02 test hangs 2.5.1-pre3 + patch
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 11:12:22PM -0500, Alexander Viro wrote:
> > This was on a reiserfs system, btw.
> Obvious tests:
> a) 2.5.1-pre2

2.5.1-pre2 was fine.

> b) 2.5.1-pre2 + fs/super.c from 2.5.1-pre3
> c) 2.5.1-pre3 + fs/super.c from 2.5.1-pre2
> (fs/super.c changes are independent from everything else).

I'll try option c and let you know what happens.

> Another possibility is silent fs corruption from 2.5.0/2.4.15 - if you
> ran these kernels you really ought to do fsck -f (or whatever is used
> to force recovery of reiserfs).

I did have some nasty errors while running dbench around those kernel versions.
To be safe, I did a cpio backup and re-mkreiserfs'd three filesystems with 2.4.16.
The filesystem that fsync02 hung on was one of the recently rebuilt filesystems.

Randy Hron

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