On Fri, 31 Aug 2001, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Paul Schutte wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I found a problem while doing benchmarks with mongo.pl
> > The sympthom is that the machine just hangs. No error messages.
> Ok, I see this too.... looks like bdflush is the only thing that's
> If I try a sync, then that's what hangs, both of these get lost in
> write_some_buffers - looks like a deadlock?
Then it is specific to scsi perhaps. AFAIk the scsi layer was never
> Hm.... you think Hans did this on purpose? ;-)
> I'll see if I can find anything next week... time for my weekend now,
> I'm afraid.
Mine started 8 hours ago :-)
> Thanks for pointing this out!
> p.s. fwiw, this is on adaptec hardware as well.
I am not seeing it on my Athlon and IDE home box. Is this thus only
reproducable on adaptec/scsi hardware?
I'll scavenge the room for my spare 4.5GB scsi disk and see if I can get
my homebox to hang. My controller however is a sym53c8xx.
I have tried 1,5 and 10 processes but it just won't hang :-)