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Re: Locking problems

To: Chris Tooley <ctooley@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Locking problems
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 27 Aug 2002 08:56:41 -0500
Cc: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, 2002-08-27 at 08:53, Chris Tooley wrote:
> 
> It's not a power cycle problem.  I never power cycle the server and as
> it happens when the only method of launching the app is via a secure
> shell to the server, the processes are there.  We don't have a problem
> with having to power cycle the computers.
> 
> I doubt it is write caching, but where would I look to turn that off?
> 
> At this point I've had to move the data, format as ext2 and move the
> data back.  It's not been tested yet, though I expect the same results
> via ext2.

Well if you do get the same result then it has got to be the
application. 

The cache questions were all based around assumptions about power being
lost, if the server never goes down, and the application is running on
the server, then you do not have to worry in that area.

Steve


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