I just started trying it. Sorry for the conusion. I started using it because
I put a sleep(1); just after the print garbage and noticed that the system
was writing out in 4096 byte chunks. The mount options there are from a
progression of trying different things.
Systems Architect, CCNA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Lord [mailto:lord@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 3:45 PM
> To: Gonyou, Austin
> Cc: Linux XFS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Linux + XFS + SCSI = Problems?
> On Wed, 2001-10-31 at 15:37, Gonyou, Austin wrote:
> > I'm trying to uncover the root of an issue.
> > The issue is this:
> > When running a perl script I can get perl to jump up to
> 99% cpu. When this
> > happens, I can't kill the process.
> > The only thing I can do to recover properly is reset the
> system. Either
> > power cycle or reset.
> > Is there anyone who could attempt to run the attatched
> script and let me
> > know if they experience something similar?
> > The targe configuration of the box I'm most concerned with
> is as follows:
> > 512MB RAM (ecc, parity, registered)
> > 1x 9GB SCSI HDD(seagate)
> > 1x PCI RAID controller(AMI MegaRAID express) wrthru and read-cached.
> > DUAL 550 PIII
> > RH 7.1 SGI XFS 1.0 installed or later.
> > non-updated perl 5.6.0(installed with 7.1)
> > Mount options for the filesystem I'm testing with.
> > /dev/sda5 on /home type xfs (rw,biosize=13,logbufs=8,osyncisdsync)
> > 2.4.13 Vanilla kernel + SGI XFS patch for 2.4.13.
> > Attatched are the perl scripts I use to test with. Also the
> kernel config
> > I'm using. I'm pretty desparate here.
> > If you can offer help on this, please help!
> > --
> > Austin Gonyou
> > Systems Architect, CCNA
> > Coremetrics, Inc.
> > Phone: 512-796-9023
> > email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > ----
> Austin, you did not tell me you were using biosize, have you tried
> without it?
> Steve Lord voice: +1-651-683-3511
> Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software email: lord@xxxxxxx