On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 01:19:04PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 06:55:32PM +0200, Petre Rodan wrote:
> > Hello,
> > upon closer inspection it turns out that after the first Write
> > action to that partition, an xfssyncd process continues to write
> > to that partition each 36 seconds and it doesn't stop doing that,
> > even if there are no more Writes from the exterior. this keeps the
> > drive busy with varying consequences. more about that later.
> Should be fixed in 2.6.37 by the commit:
> 1a387d3 xfs: dummy transactions should not dirty VFS state
nice that someone else was also keen on having this bug fixed, but this
particular fix is already present in 2.6.36 , 
unfortunately something is still written to the log every 36s, as per the first
mail in this thread.
I guess we're getting closer.
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