[seth@lsautom large]$ dd if=/dev/zero of=largefile.bin bs=1024 count=3500000
3500000+0 records in
3500000+0 records out
Kills the machine for the next 3 minutes.
The system is not usable during this time.
I had a top open at the time I made the file and it jumped 3 minutes as
soon as it was done.
The CVS tree is of 16-01-01.
It's running 2.4.0 on RedHat 7 with updates.
The fs is on a IDE disk in a P3 450 with 128MB ram.
There was work on a starvation fix, anybody on the status?
Going to update the tree now.
Has anybody seen my lightbulb?
I _really_ need some light here.