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Re: [PATCH] xfstests: 277 new test to check freeze/unfreeze works well o

To: Masayoshi MIZUMA <m.mizuma@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfstests: 277 new test to check freeze/unfreeze works well or not under heavy load.
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2011 18:17:00 +1100
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20111209145231.5A5F.61FB500B@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20111209145231.5A5F.61FB500B@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 02:52:31PM +0900, Masayoshi MIZUMA wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> unfreeze function, thaw_super(), sometimes hangs up if flush kernel
> thread does writeback to the same filesystem concurrently.
> (the problem is reported at
>  http://marc.info/?l=linux-ext4&m=132339590004560&w=2)
> 
> This test runs freeze/unfreeze under heavy load. If the problem is
> reproduced, this test will hang up...

This is effectively a duplicate of test 068, which is currently
described as an XFS only test. It is actually generic now that
xfs_freeze works on other filesytsems, so please update 068
appropriately rather that introducing a new test.

Cheers,

Dave

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Dave Chinner
david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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