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SubjectRe: Bug#328135: kernel-image-2.6.11-1-686-smp: nfs reading process stuck in disk wait
Trond Myklebust <> writes:

>> on den 14.09.2005 Klokka 11:51 (+0900) skreiv Horms:
>> > Hi Marc,
>> >
>> > would is be possible to test linux-image-2.6.12-1-686-smp from
>> > unstable to see if this problem persists? I am CCing the NFS
>> > maintainer and LKML as this looks reasonably nasty and they
>> > may be interested in looking into it.
>> >
>> I doubt this has anything to do with NFS. We should no longer have a
>> sync_page VFS method in the 2.6 kernels. What other filesystems is the
>> user running?

In the stack trace I sent, from a running 2.6.11 kernel, vfs_read
appears to be the vfs method, not sync_page. sync_page is called much
deeper in the stack trace.

I haven't had a chance to try a 2.6.12 kernel, but I should be able to
this week.

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