On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 16:50 -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 08:04:36AM +0200, Stefan Priebe - Profihost AG wrote:
> > I just reported it to the scsi list as i didn't knew where the
> > problems is. But then some people told be it must be a XFS problem.
> > Some more informations:
> > 1.) It's running with 2.6.32 and 2.6.38
> > 2.) I can also write to another ext2 part on the same disk
> > array(aacraid driver) while xfs stucks - so i think it must be an
> > xfs problem
> That points a bit more towards XFS, although we've seen storage setups
> create issues depending on the exact workload. The prime culprit for
> used to be the md software RAID driver, though.
> > 3.) I've also tried running 3.1-rc5 but then i'm seeing this error:
> > BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 000000000000012c
> > IP:  inode_dio_done+0x4/0x25
> Oops, that's a bug that I actually introduced myself. Fix below:
Yikes. I'll prepare that one to send to Linus for 3.1.
I'll wait for your formal signoff, though, Christoph.
Reviewed-by: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
> Index: linux-2.6/fs/xfs/xfs_aops.c
> --- linux-2.6.orig/fs/xfs/xfs_aops.c 2011-09-13 16:38:47.141089046 -0400
> +++ linux-2.6/fs/xfs/xfs_aops.c 2011-09-13 16:39:09.991647077 -0400
> @@ -1300,6 +1300,7 @@ xfs_end_io_direct_write(
> bool is_async)
> struct xfs_ioend *ioend = iocb->private;
> + struct inode *inode = ioend->io_inode;
> * blockdev_direct_IO can return an error even after the I/O
> @@ -1331,7 +1332,7 @@ xfs_end_io_direct_write(
> /* XXX: probably should move into the real I/O completion handler */
> - inode_dio_done(ioend->io_inode);
> + inode_dio_done(inode);
> STATIC ssize_t
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