Might this be related to shutdowns taking a long time to actually
I noticed since I upped the kernel to an 2.4.10 release ( dont know the
shutdowns hang on umount for a significant larger period... as in taking
2-3 minutes istd of 20-30 secs.
I also noticed a relationship with the write activity on that disk.
Which did not occur with the 1.0.1 release...
Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Krzysztof Rusocki wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I witnessed xfs_force_shutdown doing its best yesterday ;-)
> > After reboot f/s could NOT be remounted r/w - same things
> > happened (xfs_force_shutdown).
> > So i booted from CD and repaired f/s.
> We've been seeing a couple people with this lately... it's probably not
> a memory problem, it may be an underlying XFS problem.
> xfs_repair may "fix" the problem, but it's throwing the baby out with
> the bath water, as they say... You're running xfs_repair on a filesystem
> with a dirty log, which is not so good.
> I have a patch that spits out some more information on the way to
> _xfs_force_shutdown, if anyone is reliably hitting this error and would
> be willing to try it again with the patch, please let me know.