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SubjectRe: bio too big device
On Wed, Mar 12 2003, Neil Brown wrote:
> On Tuesday March 11, scott-kernel@thomasons.org wrote:
> > I frequently receive this message in my syslog, apparently
> > whenever there are periods of significant write activity:
> >
> > bio too big device ide0(3,7) (256 > 255)
> > bio too big device ide1(22,6) (256 > 255)
> >
> > It's worth noting that on this system I have had ongoing trouble
> > with system stability during write activity as well, using a
> > wide variety of 2.5.x kernels, even though at the time of this
> > symptom things are apparently running fine.
> >
> > Filesystems are all ext3 on top soft raid0 devices. This happens
> > to be 2.5.64, but it has been happening for at least the last
> > 5-6 versions.
> >
> > Ideas? Any further debugging output I can provide?
>
>
> raid0 doesn't really work well in 2.5 yet.... as you have noticed.
>
> We really need to grab the bio splitting code out of md/dm.c and use
> it to split bios that are too big or that cross device boundaries.
>
> any volunteers??

I can give it a shot

--
Jens Axboe

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