On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 05:36:39PM -0700, Brian Grossman wrote:
> My most recent problem was deleting three ~1.5GB files. Oops in
I'm not sure it's rm (or the fs delete path) to blame... I create and
delete 10GB+ files all the time under 2.4.x without problems.
> RM in diskwait. Any further access to the filesystem diskwaited,
> too. After reboot, I discovered that the third file remained.
Yeah, if kswapd barfs, disk IO is pretty much hosed from there out
> My problems are with 2.4.20.
I noticed that after sending it. For me 2.4.20+ has been rock solid
even when given lots of abuse.
> I'll factor out nvidia in a couple days.
Please try. It would be interesting to know if that helps... I use
the nv module under 2.4.x and don't have problems, but that might be
luck more than anything.