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Re: Correctness

To: Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan <ananth@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Correctness
From: Kip Macy <kmacy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 13:26:34 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <38EA3985.E6F5BE00@xxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
It may be a machine/kernel problem - when I run gdb on fs_lat, even without an
XFS partition mounted, the system hangs.

                                -Kip

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Kip Macy                               kmacy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
University of California, Berkeley     
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On Tue, 4 Apr 2000, Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan wrote:

> Steve Lord wrote:
> > 
> > >
> > > > Have you tried running McVoy's lmbench?
> > > Yes.
> > >
> > > > How did it crash?
> > > The system locks up and does not respond even to Ctrl-Alt-Del when 
> > > running th
> > e
> > > file system latency portion.
> > >
> > > I will narrow it down to a specific operation.
> > >
> > >                               -Kip
> > 
> > Hmm, I just ran lmbench to completion can you tell us more about your 
> > system,
> > 
> > Are you running SMP or not? What type of disk drive are you using 
> > (IDE/SCSI)?
> > Did you use CONFIG_PAGE_BUF_META in your build of XFS.
> > 
> > I am running on a 2 cpu box using a scsi disk and with CONFIG_PAGE_BUF_META
> > turned on.
> 
> I too have run lmbench earlier this week, with no PAGE_BUF_META,
> and things ran fine. Kip, do you have kdb on? If so, try breaking
> in with either "Pause/Break" key on a real console or <cntrl>-a  on
> the serial console. If that doesn't work, you can also give it an NMI
> if your system supports it ... NMI is usually a separate button similar
> to reset.
> 
> 
> ananth.
> 
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> Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan ("ananth")
> Member Technical Staff, SGI.
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