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1. xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Petre Rodan <petre.rodan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 18:55:32 +0200
Hello, I have a problem with a hard drive that never managed to spin down. this drive is a storage space, not a system disk, the only thing that generated writes is the nfs server that exports its co
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00425.html (10,241 bytes)

2. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 13:29:14 -0600
Petre Rodan put forth on 12/23/2010 10:55 AM: Contact WD and request a warranty replacement for the drive due to exceeding the spec'd cycle max in less than 6 months. They may not honor your request.
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00432.html (10,114 bytes)

3. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Petre Rodan <petre.rodan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 23:16:50 +0200
Hello, thanks for your input. I did run wdidle3 on that drive two days ago stopping the nonsense. to wrap it up, I see no logic to the above and this is why I ask the list to tell me if this is a. so
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00438.html (9,483 bytes)

4. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 18:54:19 -0600
Petre Rodan put forth on 12/23/2010 3:16 PM: Ahh, quite right. Sorry Petre. This might shed some light on your issue. Old background thread: http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2003-09/msg00674.html Curr
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00445.html (9,315 bytes)

5. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 23:15:10 -0600
Stan Hoeppner put forth on 12/23/2010 6:54 PM: These can be found in /proc/sys/fs/xfs and you'd simply ~$ echo 720000 > /proc/sys/fs/xfs/xfssyncd_centisecs to get the maximum 12 minute interval. -- S
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00447.html (8,677 bytes)

6. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Petre Rodan <petre.rodan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2010 08:02:46 +0200
Hello Stan, I appreciate your quick replies, but rest assured that I did search the archives and the documentation that came with the kernel. I would be delighted to know the underlying reason why in
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00448.html (10,199 bytes)

7. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2010 12:17:54 -0600
Doesn't seem like that should happen. Nope that's a sector on the drive. 976985799 is the sector on sdb1, mapped to 976985862 on sdb (63 sectors in, yay dos partition tables!) A means remapped (from
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00449.html (12,409 bytes)

8. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2010 17:00:11 -0600
Petre Rodan put forth on 12/24/2010 12:02 AM: I'm not a dev Petre but just another XFS user. This is the best "solution" I could come up with for your issue. I assumed this "unnecessary" regularly sc
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00450.html (9,162 bytes)

9. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2010 21:36:49 -0600
Of course, then xfssyncd will not be doing its proper duty regularly ;) We just need to see why it's always finding work to do when idle. -Eric
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00451.html (10,280 bytes)

10. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2010 22:32:44 -0600
Eric Sandeen put forth on 12/24/2010 9:36 PM: Sure it will. Just not *as regularly*. You, Dave, Alex, Christoph, or someone made the regularity configurable didn't you? ;) Seems like my grandmother m
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00452.html (10,591 bytes)

11. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Petre Rodan <petre.rodan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2010 14:09:48 +0200
Hi Eric, music to my ears :) having this fixed would make me a happy bunny. great, this should make debugging easier. not sure about the first thing, but do read on for the "what's written" chapter:
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00453.html (11,941 bytes)

12. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 13:19:04 +1100
Should be fixed in 2.6.37 by the commit: 1a387d3 xfs: dummy transactions should not dirty VFS state Cheers, Dave. -- Dave Chinner david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00457.html (9,070 bytes)

13. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Petre Rodan <petre.rodan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 08:16:29 +0200
Hello Dave, [..] nice that someone else was also keen on having this bug fixed, but this particular fix is already present in 2.6.36 [1], [2] unfortunately something is still written to the log every
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00458.html (9,773 bytes)

14. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 01:07:50 +1100
Turn on the XFS tracing so we can see what is being written every 36s. When the problem shows up: And post the trace.out file for us to look at. Cheers, Dave. -- Dave Chinner david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00459.html (10,154 bytes)

15. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Petre Rodan <petre.rodan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 19:19:39 +0200
Hello Dave, attached. you can disregard all the lvm partitions ('dev 254:.*') since they are on a different drive, probably only 8:17 is of interest. bye, peter Attachment: trace.out.bz2 Description:
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00463.html (9,652 bytes)

16. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 11:13:23 +1100
Ok, I can see the problem. The original patch I tested: http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2010-08/msg00026.html Made the log covering dummy transaction a synchronous transaction so that the log was wri
/archives/xfs/2010-12/msg00491.html (10,744 bytes)

17. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Petre Rodan <petre.rodan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:01:43 +0200
hello Dave, I presume that the new fix should be provided by "xfs: ensure log covering transactions are synchronous", so I tested 2.6.37 patched with it and then 2.6.38_rc1 that has it included. inst
/archives/xfs/2011-01/msg00299.html (14,965 bytes)

18. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 22:06:05 +1100
.... ^^^^^^^^^^^^ It's something to do with lazy-count=0. I'm look into it when I get the chance - I almost never test w/ lazy-count=0 because =1 is the default value. I'd recommend that you convert
/archives/xfs/2011-01/msg00301.html (13,111 bytes)

19. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Petre Rodan <petre.rodan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:07:00 +0200
Hello Dave, [..] thanks for the tip. looks like I'm using xfsprogs 3.0.3 (latest version in the gentoo stable tree) to mkfs these filesystems. can the antique version be somehow the root of the probl
/archives/xfs/2011-01/msg00304.html (11,317 bytes)

20. Re: xfssyncd and disk spin down (score: 1)
Author: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 08:24:31 -0500
Yes, lazy-count has been the default since xfsprogs 3.1.0.
/archives/xfs/2011-01/msg00305.html (8,683 bytes)


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