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From: Chuck Ebbert <>
To: Brice Figureau <>
Cc: Randy Dunlap <>,
Subject: Re: Strange freeze on 2.6.22 (deadlock?)
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2008 18:16:59 -0500	[thread overview]
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On 01/07/2008 02:06 PM, Brice Figureau wrote:
> Thanks for the answer.
> I'm using whatever is the default mount option (which I think is
> data=ordered). The only other mount option I use is nodiratime,noatime.
> Note that a large part of the processes in D state are "waiting" in
> __mutex_lock from generic_file_aio_write.
> Another large part is coming from balance_dirty_pages_ratelimited_nr.
> It seems that there was some writeback congestion to the block device.
> All the /proc/sys/vm/* files are at their defaults.
> This looks like if it wasn't possible to write to the block device anymore.
> Could a block device write error (ie hardware failure) be the root cause?
> Any other idea?
> What should I try the next time it freezes?

Same bug as ??

  reply	other threads:[~2008-01-08 23:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-07 19:06 Brice Figureau
2008-01-08 23:16 ` Chuck Ebbert [this message]
2008-01-09 16:02   ` Brice Figureau
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2008-01-07 21:14 Brice Figureau
2008-01-07 15:48 Brice Figureau
2008-01-07 17:20 ` Randy Dunlap

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