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Re: long hangs when deleting large directories (3.0-rc3)

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: long hangs when deleting large directories (3.0-rc3)
From: Markus Trippelsdorf <markus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 20:24:14 +0200
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On 2011.06.21 at 10:02 +0200, Markus Trippelsdorf wrote:
> On 2011.06.21 at 14:25 +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > That is, you really need to get a profile of the rm -rf process - or
> > whatever is consuming the CPU time - (e.g. via perf or ftrace)
> > across the hang to so we can narrow down the potential cause of the
> > latency. Speaking of which, latencytop might be helpful in
> > identifying where input is getting held up....
> I've recorded a profile with "perf record -g /home/markus/rm_sync"
> ~ % cat rm_sync
> rm -fr /mnt/tmp/tmp/linux && sync

FWIW here are two links to svg time-charts produced by:

perf timechart record /home/markus/rm_sync



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