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SubjectRe: qla2300 driver stability, (was Re: 2.4.20, .text.lock.swap cpu usage?)

>>problem. I've had this driver running in my lab and at numerous client
>>sites for quite some time and have never seen it even burp.
>how hard did you push it in testing?
I've hit it with simulations of client loads as well as outright abusive
load testing for several days nonstop without problem.

>in some configurations i've had to subject it to many hours of
>intensive IO (ie multiple concurrent and continious bonnie++ runs of
>varying file sizes) in order to get it to spin in
>qla2x00_intr_handler. but it will eventually hang given enough IO ime.
>(in other configurations, heavy sustained IO will lock it up in
>minutes, even seconds).
Maybe I need to load bonnie++ in the lab and see what happens.


Brian Tinsley
Chief Systems Engineer

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