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Re: XFS / xfssyncd lock-ups on 2.6.38-8

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Subject: Re: XFS / xfssyncd lock-ups on 2.6.38-8
From: "Haefliger, Juerg" <Juerg.Haefliger@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 11:44:23 +0000
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> > Would appreciate any thoughts/pointers to fixes or workarounds if this is a 
> > known issue.
>
> This was fixed by:
>
>         xfs: force the log if we encounter pinned buffers in .iop_pushbuf

Can this patch be applied to 2.6.38 by itself or does it depend on other things 
that are not present in 2.6.38? I noticed it's small, applies and compiles but 
I can't judge if there are other dependencies. 

...Juerg


>
> in Linux 3.1.  I've also backported it to the 3.0-stable issues.  I
> would recommend to upgrade to the latest Linux 3.0-stable release, as
> I'll plan to backport all important XFS fixes to it.

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