On Sat, Sep 05, 2009 at 11:03:54PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Gavin Peters wrote:
>> I just created bug 849, about a reservation problem I'm seeing
>> on my x86_64 system on ubuntu jaunty (2.6.28-15-generic).
>> Am I doin' something wrong, or is this a real problem?
> Sounds like a real problem.
> Any reproducible testcase?
Alas, no; I was running mythtv, and my disk was somewhat fragmented.
root@mythmaker:~# xfs_db -c frag -r /dev/sda7
actual 17379, ideal 98, fragmentation factor 99.44%
root@mythmaker:~# xfs_db -c frag -r /dev/sdb1
actual 4268, ideal 53, fragmentation factor 98.76%
The disk that was having the trouble was sda7, my sdb1 was fine.
Mythtv fragments disks so badly by appending to two, or three files,
simultaniously and fsyncing on them a lot. Perhaps some hacking at
that will give a reproduction, I'll see if I can take the time and do
I've since defragmented both disks though; and I've set a large
allocsize (512m) to prevent future fragmentation. We'll see if I get