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Re: xfsdump stuck in io_schedule

To: Zlatko Calusic <zlatko.calusic@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfsdump stuck in io_schedule
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 00:14:25 +0100
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxx>, Stephen Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>, Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <dnzns7j507.fsf@magla.zg.iskon.hr>
References: <20021115140635.A31836@wotan.suse.de> <dnr8dmj1i1.fsf@magla.zg.iskon.hr> <20021115164012.A28685@wotan.suse.de> <87u1ih4x29.fsf@atlas.iskon.hr> <1037539697.1240.30.camel@laptop.americas.sgi.com> <877kfcqmy5.fsf@atlas.iskon.hr> <3DD7EB2C.C20F312E@digeo.com> <87n0o8c7g5.fsf@atlas.iskon.hr> <3DD7F7CB.F292C9C7@digeo.com> <dnzns7j507.fsf@magla.zg.iskon.hr>
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> I think I'll leave it to xfs guys now to fix it properly, I don't even
> understand why allocating pages for readahead needs to be atomic.

Probably because it should not block. readahead is optional.


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