On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 03:27:48PM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> I am having (weird) issues with XFS, in that open(...) on certain files
> takes 45 seconds to return. After the file has been opened, the next
> file in the same directory takes 45 seconds. If the file was recently
> opened it returns immediately.
> I thought this was a low level I/O issue, so copied the files in
> question to a completely independent RAID array (separate LVM, RAID,
> controllers, disks), but the problem remains.
> More details at thread starting from
> Any ideas?
# echo t > /proc/sysrq-trigger
when it is hung to get a stack trace of the blocked open call.