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SubjectRe: [reiserfs-list] 2.2.18: do_try_to_free_pages failed ...
Wenzhuo Zhang wrote:
> Hi,
> I got the VM error "VM: do_try_to_free_pages failed for mongo_read..."
> and then I couldn't log into the system, when stress testing
> reiserfs+raid0 setup on a 2.2.18 box using the reiserfs benchmark
> The problem was reporduceable on each run of
> ./ reiserfs /dev/md0 /mnt/testfs raid0-rfs 3
> Thinking the raid code might cause the problem, I tested on reiserfs
> only, but I got the same error message. Later, I found the same
> problem running on an ext2 partition (stock kernel without
> any patches).
> I guess this problem is not reiserfs specific. What can I do now to
> solve the problem?
> Here is the hardware configuration of my test box:
> PIII 600, 256M, Adaptec AIC-7896 SCSI controller, two Quantum SCSI
> disks.
> Regards,
> --
> Wenzhuo

Honestly, the best thing to do is to upgrade to 2.4.1. VM on 2.2.recent is
not in good condition, and reiserfs exacerbates it.

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