On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 11:45:03PM -0500, Shawn Usry wrote:
> On 10/20/2010 4:27 PM, Emmanuel Florac wrote:
> >Le Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:01:00 -0500 vous écriviez:
> >>2. I did upgrade the firmware on the controller to a newer version
> >>AFTER the issue appeared, hoping this would resolve it. Same results.
> >>At this point I'm leaning toward faulty hardware somewhere.
> >Another possibility is a memory problem, possibly making the machine
> >crash under heavy load; if most RAM is used as filesystem caching, this
> >maybe may lead to apparently xfs related errors. You could try running
> >memtest86+ on the system for a couple of hours.
> Great minds think alike :) Actually I have indeed already run a
> memtest86+ on the system which completed without a problem.
> Loading up read/writes on other single disks on the system also
> doesn't produce a problem. Just this one filesystem ;) It's a
Having some idea of the log messages generated by the crash - even
if it is screen shorts via hand-held camera - might help us narrow
down the cause.