Nathan Scott wrote:
I updated the kernel to 2.4.7-pre6-xfs. However, I got your message to
include kdb after I had already done so.
I decided to revert to the aic7xxx_old. I suspect that the new Apaptec
drivers that have gone through a major overhaul are not up to snuff. My
failures always occur when by backup is writting to tape (Amanda).
The next time it crashes and I upgrade the kernel I'll include kdb. I
too suspect that this is not XFS related.
> hi Luc,
> On Jul 12, 9:20am, Luc Lalonde wrote:
> > Subject: System locking: kernel-2.4.6pre3-xfs
> > Hello Folks,
> > I'm seem to be having problems on my DELL PowerEdge 2400 running the XFS
> > kernels. Every 10 days or so the systems locks and I have to reboot.
> > ...
> > I've been folllowing the XFS kernel development and have been trying
> > updating since 2.4.2-XFS.
> Could you build a kernel with kdb enabled and dump the call
> stack ("bt" command) when the system hangs? That would give
> us a better idea as to whether or not your hang is related to
> XFS, and a better starting point for debugging.
> It would also probably be worthwhile moving up to the current
> development tree which is 2.4.7-pre6 based so that everyone is
> looking at the same code when you do extract some debug info.
Luc Lalonde, Responsable du reseau GIREF
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