can you try the same kernel on an ide disk? What's
the result of that?
How big is the underlying filesystem? Please add
the xfs_info output.
Apart from that if you could run strace to see where things stop,
or better yet get kdb and backtrace the process. KDB is part
of the xfs cvs tree.
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> that was a discusion about 3ware driver. It has resulted in XFS bug most
> With kernel 2.4.22 or 2.4.23 (SGI XFS snapshot-2.4.23-2003-12-01_00:33_UTC
> no debug enabled)
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/file_on_xfs_partition bs=448k count=23405
> lockup whole server. xfs partition on SCSI disc. It happen when file becomes
> about 5GB of size.
> First I've discovered it with iozone benchmark and 10GB file..
> 2.4.20 kernel with IDE disc seems to be OK as well as 2.6.0 kernel on the same
> configuration as 2.4.23 kernel was.
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 03:59:19PM -0800, Joshua Schmidlkofer wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 15:49, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 26, 2003 at 09:45:25PM -0800, Joshua Schmidlkofer wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Generally not with such a small rev difference. You could try the
> > > > > latest driver, and firmware in the 7.7. The driver source is on the
> > > > > Red
> > > > > Hat drivers disk. You should be able to drop in the .c, and .h in
> > > > > drivers/scsi, and recompile.
> > > > > http://3ware.com/support/download.asp?code=5&id=7.7.0&softtype=Driver&releasenotes=&os=Windows
> > > > >
> > > > > PS- Personally I'd suspect an XFS bug. Try reiserfs. I've been
> > > > > running
> > > > > 2.4.23pres, and 2.4.23 on hundreds of 3ware of numerous different
> > > > > types.
> > > > > With no issue with the prior firmware release.
> > > >
> > > > There are a lot of people, running RAID5 3ware's w/ Terrabyte arrays. I
> > > > don't want to say it is not an XFS bug, but I find that highly suspect.
> > >
> > > Well, with ext3 parition iozone program finishes OK. So it looks like
> > > some XFS
> > > bug.
> > FWIW have you sent this on to the XFS list?
> > thanks,
> > Joshua
> Luká¹ Hejtmánek