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Re: XFS hangs

To: Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS hangs
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 20:50:24 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Amit Sahrawat <amit.sahrawat83@xxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <201012220904.56914@xxxxxx>
References: <AANLkTikOcJA5a6u2YDXVGAEY0CqKiATTF02VeBsSKtU0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20101222060254.GH4907@dastard> <201012220904.56914@xxxxxx>
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On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 09:04:56AM +0100, Michael Monnerie wrote:
> On Mittwoch, 22. Dezember 2010 Dave Chinner wrote:
> > For future reference, when you are reporting a problem you need to
> > be specific about what you were doing to cause the problem you are
> > reporting.  Describe your kernel, your storage, your test case, any
> > errors that occurred before the problem you are reporting, etc.
> > 
> > We need this information to make any sense of your bug report, but
> > I'm getting tired of having to ask for it every time you report a
> > problem. The more information you put in your bug report, the more
> > likely we are to be able to help you. We don't have unlimited
> > amounts of time (or patience) to drag all the basic details of your
> > problem out of you over 3 or 4 emails, so including it up front will
> > help a lot....
> Should I update this section?
> http://xfs.org/index.php/XFS_FAQ#Q:_What_information_should_I_include_when_reporting_a_problem.3F
> We should probably just send that link to people so you don't have to 
> write long texts all the time.

Yup, I was looking at that earlier today and I agree that it needs
an update.  I'll update it to include everything that is generally
needed in the next few days.


Dave Chinner

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