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ADD 804570 - The elevator bug

To: nb@xxxxxxx
Subject: ADD 804570 - The elevator bug
From: pv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (raa@xxxxxxx)
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 06:45:04 -0800 (PST)
Cc: raa@xxxxxxx, huovinen@xxxxxxx, cattelan@xxxxxxx, mann@xxxxxxx, tbd@xxxxxxx, rrl@xxxxxxx, alaffin@xxxxxxx, cbrady@xxxxxxx, eac@xxxxxxx, hasib@xxxxxxx, coreym@xxxxxxx, steiner@xxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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 Submitter : coreym                    Status : open                        
 Assigned Engineer : nb                Priority : 3                         
*Modified Date : 01/17/01             *Modified User : raa                  
*Modified User Domain : sgi.com       *Description :
I ran rwtest on a xfs-linux filesystem on the machine permit:

rwtest 100000000:/mnt1/file_1 >/tmp/file_1.out 2>&1 &

This caused df, ls -l, fdisk, and top all to hang.

Permit is running Redhat 6.2 with a 2.4.0-test5 kernel



From: "bob albers jr." <raa@xxxxxxx>
Date: Jan 17 2001 06:45:04AM
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>From raa@xxxxxxx  Tue Dec 19 17:27:47 2000
From: "Bob Albers Jr." <raa@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 17:27:53 -0600 (CST)
To: "Bob Albers Jr." <raa@xxxxxxx>, Steve Reinhardt <spr@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: when can we expect PV 804570 fixed?
Cc: jwright@xxxxxxx, nb@xxxxxxx, loriann@xxxxxxx, btg@xxxxxxx (brian gaffey),
        Steve Reinhardt <spr@xxxxxxx>, "Bob Albers Jr." <raa@xxxxxxx>

Good news regarding the elevator stall problem - Jens Axboe of the community
has fixed this problem.  We tested it and it works.  So now we have to wait for
Linus to accept this fix and for it to show up in a kernel.


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