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SubjectRe: pdflush in D state
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 11:41:39PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:

> At a guess, I'd say that a disk device driver has dropped an interrupt and
> I/O completion has not happened.
>
> Check your kernel log and dmesg output for anything untoward, and then try
> invoking sysrq-P and sysrq-T to find out where everythihg is stuck.

Unrelated to this problem, but it reminded me...
I've not heard any compelling arguments saying that these[1] patches
are wrong.

Dave

[1] http://www.uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0301.1/2217.html

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