"Theo E. Schlossnagle" wrote:
> Exim v3.14,v3.22,v3.33 and Linux 2.4.2-xfs. The xfs parition in question is
> running atop a RAID-1 md device on two 9GB scsi drives.
> It looked as if the kernel had a thread stuck writing to or reading from the
> filesystem journal. If anyone knows a solution to this problem, I am all
> ears. Otherwise, steer clear of running you Exim spools on xfs.
My first suggestion would be to upgrade to XFS-1.0.1 if possible,
2.4.2/XFS-1.0 is a bit old, and several fixes went into 1.0.1 1.0.1 is
available as a patch against vanilla 2.4.5, or coupled with Red Hat's
2.4.3 kernel release for RH Linux 7.1.
Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx SGI, Inc.