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Re: XFS umount issue

To: Nuno Subtil <subtil@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS umount issue
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 10:29:47 +1000
Cc: Paul Anderson <pha@xxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 12:10:44PM -0700, Nuno Subtil wrote:
> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 06:33, Paul Anderson <pha@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi Nuno - can you elaborate on the ARM hardware?  I noticed that my
> > XFS on ARM was mildly unstable, but felt it wasn't XFS code, but
> > rather the ARM port of Linux.  My test case is a Seagate Dockstar
> > hacked to run Linux.
> 
> Mine is a Netgear Stora. The interesting bit is that the stock
> firmware runs kernel 2.6.22.18 and uses XFS as well, but I don't know
> how stable it was to begin with.

Have you checked to see whether there are extra patches added to
that kernel by Netgear? It's not uncommon for these embedded systems
to run a kernel that has been patched to fix problems that you are
seeing.

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
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