On Sun, Dec 10 2000, Russell Cattelan wrote:
> > In any way, I can merge it into the xfs tree if there's an interest.
> I have discovered a corruption problem when using kiobuf io.
> I occurs both in the XFS-test11 tree and with your elevator patch.
> So it does appear to be the fault of the patch,
> although it does occur sooner with the elevator patch in.
The most likely explanation is probably that blk-xx changes the
I/O generated and thus the pattern of how soon / when corruption
> Currently our doio test can completely starve out log requests,
> thus by blocking out any new file system activity.
> Your patch does a good job of clean up the starvation problem so
> yes we do want to incorporate it.
We can easily do a small patch that enables log writes to not be
rearranged by the elevator. That should completely fix such log
> We do need to figure out were the corruption is coming from
* Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx>
* SuSE Labs