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SubjectRe: [Bug #27842] [regression?] hang with 2.6.37 on a BTRFS test machine
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On Thursday, February 03, 2011, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Added linux-btrfs and Helmut Hullen, who seemed to experience hangs on a
> T23 with BTRFS as well, to Cc.
>
> Am Thursday 03 February 2011 schrieb Rafael J. Wysocki:
> > This message has been generated automatically as a part of a report
> > of regressions introduced between 2.6.36 and 2.6.37.
> >
> > The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> > introduced between 2.6.36 and 2.6.37. Please verify if it still should
> > be listed and let the tracking team know (either way).
> >
> >
> > Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27842
> > Subject : [regression?] hang with 2.6.37 on a BTRFS test machine
> > Submitter : Martin Steigerwald <Martin@lichtvoll.de>
> > Date : 2011-01-23 12:06 (11 days old)
> > Message-ID : <201101231306.23069.Martin@lichtvoll.de>
> > References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=129578445613283&w=2
>
> Well I now tested with 2.6.36 for more than a week and I did not see any
> of such hangs upto now. The machine seems table with 2.6.36. So I think
> its really an regression of 2.6.37.
>
> I am stuck with what to try next. Since trying to track it down to a
> specific commit appears too involved for me and its appears also quite
> laborious to get any value debug information out of the kernel - cause it
> can take days for the bug to appear -, I am inclined to either test with
> 2.6.37.1 once its available or just give it a go with 2.6.38-rc3 or rc4.
> Maybe 2.6.38-rc3/4 would be the best bet, I have seen a report on the
> btrfs mailing list of 2.6.38 fixing a BTRFS hang bug that appeared with
> 2.6.37. I am just not sure whether its related or not.
>
> Re: [PATCH v2]Btrfs: pwrite blocked when writing from the mmaped buffer of
> the same page
> http://marc.info/?l=linux-btrfs&m=129623925116051&w=2
>
> There is another thread about 2.6.37 related BTRFS hang:
>
> flush-btrfs-1 hangs when building openwrt
> http://marc.info/?l=linux-btrfs&m=129594547616298&w=2
>
> I will add this as comment to the bug report as well.

Thanks for the update.

Rafael


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