> On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 09:18:16AM +1000, Scott Fagg wrote:
> > Awoke this morning to discover a server unresponsive. OS
> still running
> > but anything involviing a disk read would fail (e.g. login). Kernel
> > panic dump on screen and references to xfs_ functions in
> the info. Only
> > hint in /var/log/messages was a problem dereferencing a
> null pointer.
> Do you have a copy of this info? If so, can you post it so we can
> try to determine what the problem was?
Unfortunately not, it only appeared on screen, never in any log files.
Given the clues in can gather from my log files, it did occur at a point
in time when a large file copy process was running.
> > Is it conceivable that a full filesystem (not the root
> filesystem) would
> > cause a kernel panic in XFS ? I vaguely recall having this
> problem once
> > before a year or two ago.
> It certainly shouldn't.
I found a reference to my last problem :
Full filesystem + ACLs lead to a panic.
> Dave Chinner
> R&D Software Engineer
> SGI Australian Software Group