On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 04:02:36PM +0800, Yao Fei Zhu wrote:
> David Chinner wrote:
> >Hmmmm. We've mapped a range that has been reserved for a delayed
> >allocate extent during a direct I/O. That should not happen as XFS
> >flushes delalloc extents before executing a direct read and holds
> >the I/O lock which will prevent any new writes from mapping new
> >delalloc extents. Something went astray, though. :(
> >Can you give me some more detail on the machine you're running?
> >e.g. How many CPUs, RAM and what type of disk subsystem you are using?
> >That will make it easier for us to try to reproduce this problem.
> The test box is an IBM System p5 Linux partition, allocated with
> 0.8 physical POWER5+ cpu processing unit/ 2 virtual processors and 8GB
> The disk is exported by AIX Virtual IO Server.
Nothing too unusual there.
> BTW, I have CONFIG_PPC_64K_PAGES enabled.
But that might be a good place to start. Can you see if you can
reproduce the problem without this config option set?
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