kernel compiled with 2.95.3
still had severe lockup under heavy nfs loading from solaris boxes.
I'll try to get more debug info -- as well as rule out some other
issues. I read about 2.4.4 problems -- maybe I should go back to
Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 06:49:47AM -0400, Mark Hounschell wrote:
> > I've heard rumors on the SuSE-e list that the lastest stable release
> > 2.95.3 works
> > ok woth XFS. Haven't tried it yet. Get SuSE's rpm and try it first.
> The latest XFS tree has some workaround for known 2.95 long long bugs (mainly
> division) and they seem to work somehow; but nobody knows if that really
> catched all cases or if there isn't miscompilation in more obscure code
> paths left. XFS is full of long long computation (you wanted a "64bit
> filesystem", didn't you?). Using egcs 1.1 is definitely safer, with it
> XFS has been tested a lot more. You could also use XFS on a 64bit
> architecture like an Alpha.
Eric T. Whiting AMI Semiconductors