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Re: %u-order allocation failed

To: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: %u-order allocation failed
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2001 15:43:16 -0500
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Krzysztof Rusocki <kszysiu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx> of "Fri, 05 Oct 2001 22:31:38 +0200." <Pine.BSI.4.10.10110052225300.303-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Seth Mos wrote:
> > 
> > > This happens using either 2.4.10-xfs or 2.4.11-pre3-xfs.
> > 
> > Ohh duh, IIRC there are a bunch of highmem bugs in
> > -linus which are fixed in -ac.
> 
> Fitting XFS onto a -ac kernel should be fun :-(

Its not that that simple - I tried before I got dragged kicking and
screaming back into some Irix stuff. Just running mongo on ext2 
on a HIGHMEM ac kernel should show if things are better there - since 
the problems seem to be fairly filesystem independent.

Steve


> 
> I will try this over the weekend or get a redhat kernel going which is
> also -ac based. That would come in handy for other people using XFS since
> a lot are using highmem in combination with this fs.
> 
> > Can you reproduce the bug with an -ac kernel ?
> 
> I am not that good/fast at patching. Expect something over the weekend :-)
> 
> Bye
> Seth



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