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SubjectRe: [patch] get_request starvation fix
On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 01:41:20AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Also, here's a patch which fixes the /bin/sync livelock in
> write_unlocked_buffers(). It simply bales out after writing
> all the buffers which were dirty at the time the function
> was called, rather than keeping on trying to write buffers
> until the list is empty.

I've also seen this issue when I start multiple mkfs commands (10 in
parallel basically make the system useless), but the patch helped.
Any chance it will get into 2.4?

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