On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 07:20:36PM +0200, Michael Monnerie wrote:
> On Dienstag 18 August 2009 Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 04:08:05AM +0200, Michael Monnerie wrote:
> > > On Montag 17 August 2009 Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > > Yes, that sounds like the problem of the VM not feeding us enough
> > > > pages to write. ?What kernel is this on? ?Latest 2.6.31-rc has a
> > > > workaround for it.
> > >
> > > 22.214.171.124-0.1-xen from openSUSE 11.1
> > > I can't switch as I use it with the free Xen. Thanks for the info.
> > Try backporting commit c8a4051c3731b6db224482218cfd535ab9393ff8 from
> > mainline - it should apply just fine to a 2.6.27-ish kernel.
> Thank you. I'm not a patcher, could you tell me how to do that?
Just take the patch I attached and apply it using
patch -p1 < xfs-nr-to-write.diff
if you want to make sure it applies cleanly do a
patch -p1 --dry-run < xfs-nr-to-write.diff
beforee to check if it doesn't cause any reject.
After that rebuild your kernel.
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