On Wednesday 27 July 2011, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 03:54:49PM -0400, Bryan Schumaker wrote:
> > It should be printing on the second hit of a cookie.
> But looking closer at it it only prints the directory name and not
> that of any of the matching cookies, making it pretty useless to
> debug any problem. (and it makes my previous question to Justin look
> But so far I still stick to my previous theory that this sounds like
> a directory offset getting reused. How is cache invalidation for
> the array supposed to work? And maybe more importantly, given that
> he can only reproduce it with a .38 client did any bugs get fixed in
> that code recently that might lead to issues with the cache
At the time I've started this thread
I had the feeling that the readdir cache changings in 2.6.37 have
something to do with these loop problems.
After that thread I've accepted that's a general problem with
ext4/dirindex and nfs but seeing it again on xfs with just 5000 files
I'm in doubt again.