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Re: BUG: soft lockup detected on CPU#1!

To: raksac@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: BUG: soft lockup detected on CPU#1!
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 16:10:44 -0600
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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raksac@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Well the problem is the older kernel XFS driver is
> buggy to such a large extent that there is data loss
> even for data on rest should a power loss occur.
> 
> With a newer version back port I can preserve the
> kernel version change since it becomes far more
> reaching to the other kernel components and they have
> to move, to which ..... there is strong reservation.
> 
> Hope this gives you the perspective.

It's totally understandable why you might want to do it.

It's also totally understandable why upstream developers can't spend a
lot of time on your custom codebase.

What you need, of course, is a distribution with good support for xfs,
so you can make it Someone Else's Problem.  :)

-Eric

> Thanks,
> Rakesh 



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