On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 07:07:07AM -0500, Alex Elder wrote:
> I'm trying to capture something useful here because I need to move
> on with what I'm doing. I was running xfstests using a kernel with
> this as the latest commit affecting fs/xfs:
> commit a0e881b7c189fa2bd76c024dbff91e79511c971d
> Merge: eff0d13 dbc6e02
> Author: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Wed Aug 1 10:26:23 2012 -0700
> Merge branch 'for-linus' of
> While running test 135 (it had started but its completion time had
> not yet been reported) I got an oops whose details I'll include below.
> My console window isn't properly wrapping long lines so some info
> has been truncated below. The fault address is at
> __ticket_spin_is_locked+0x10, called via xfs_trans_ail_delete_bulk().
> I may be able to offer a little more information if someone is
> interested, and if I find this is repeatable I will certainly
> report it.
Thanks for the report. This is one we've been struggling with for a little
Mark has a patch in this thread that seems to work ok:
And Dave is also working toward a fix in this thread:
I think that this will be resolved soon. For now there are a few options that
seem to work around the problem, as described in the first thread.