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SubjectRe: fsync02 test hangs 2.5.1-pre3 + patch
On Thu, Nov 29 2001, Alexander Viro wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, 29 Nov 2001 rwhron@earthlink.net wrote:
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> > On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 12:18:59AM -0500, rwhron@earthlink.net wrote:
> > > > 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.
> >
> > I ran the fsync02 test by itself, and that went fine. When I started
> > the "runalltests", the system locked up when "tail -f" showed fsync02.
> > It's possible that one of the next tests, fsync03 or ftruncate01 are
> > the actual triggers for the "can't write" lockup.
>
> OK, so what we have is breakage in bio parts merged in -pre3 _or_ breakage
> going back to -pre2. If you could rerun these tests for vanilla 2.5.1-pre2
> and see if they break...

-pre3 breakage is very possible, let me drink a cup of coffee and take a
closer look at this.

--
Jens Axboe

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