On Aug 18, 2010, at 6:43 AM, Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 07:12:12PM +0530, Nohez wrote:
>> I had a kernel bug today when running xfs on CentOS v5.5. I moved to
>> xfs from ext3 today.
>> The only application accessing the xfs filesystem is Sybase ASE v15.x.
>> Database has been configured to use directio with native kernel
>> asynchronous disk i/o enabled.
> The warning is being issued because the application is mixing
> buffered IO with direct IO on the same file. i.e. data corruption
> waiting to happen. This is an application bug - the responsibility
> for ensuring data coherency and integrity is assumed by the
> application issuing the direct IO.
You know... A clearer kernel message might help a lot here...
> This was discussed in more detail on a recent thread on this list -
> you shoul dbe able to find it in the archives easily enough.
>> Let me know if there is any other information I can provide to help
>> with debugging.
> Report it to the application vendor - it's an application bug, not
> a filesystem bug.
> Dave Chinner
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