A while back (2004) there was some discussion about problems with XFS
I wondered whether the issues had been fixed in later kernels, or whether
there is an underlying issue that will not go away.
We have been using XFS for our mailstore both on local disks and on ATA
Over Ethernet to a CORAID box with no problem.
We want to replace the CORAID with a Sun Storage 7410 box, using iSCSI
instead of AOE.
When I create an ext3 volume on the Sun, things are OK.
When I create an XFS volume, after doing mkdir, I get e.g.
kernel: Bad page state at free_hot_cold_page (in process 'iscsi-rx',
kernel: Trying to fix it up, but a reboot is needed
kernel: Bad page state at free_hot_cold_page (in process 'syslogd',
Scientific Linux SL release 4.6
kernel-smp-2.6.9-78.0.17.EL from kernel-2.6.9-78.0.17.EL.src.rpm
kernel-module-xfs-2.6.9-78.0.17.ELsmp-0.4-1 from xfs-0.4-1.src.rpm
Also seen on:
Scientific Linux SL release 4.5
SL is basically the same as CENTOS (compiled from RHEL GPL'd sources)
Andrew Daviel, TRIUMF, Canada
Tel. +1 (604) 222-7376 (Pacific Time)
Network Security Manager