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From: Christian Kujau <>
To: "J. Bruce Fields" <>
Subject: Re: stuck nfsd processes with 2.6.24-rc2
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 22:27:49 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
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On Tue, 13 Nov 2007, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> Could you get a sysrq-T trace?  (First get the [nfsd] processes in [D]

Ah, I forgot about that. Will do as soon as I get a working kernel again. 
I'm in the middle of git-bisecting and I had to mark the last 2 versions 
as "bad" but only because they 1) Oopsed during boot or 2) could not load 
the kernel image:

# git-bisect log
git-bisect start
# bad: [6e800af233e0bdf108efb7bd23c11ea6fa34cdeb] ACPI: add documentation for deprecated /proc/acpi/battery in ACPI_PROCFS
git-bisect bad 6e800af233e0bdf108efb7bd23c11ea6fa34cdeb				0)
# good: [bbf25010f1a6b761914430f5fca081ec8c7accd1] Linux 2.6.23
git-bisect good bbf25010f1a6b761914430f5fca081ec8c7accd1			OK
# good: [fba956c46a72f9e7503fd464ffee43c632307e31] Map volume and brightness events on thinkpads
git-bisect good fba956c46a72f9e7503fd464ffee43c632307e31			OK
# bad: [7b1915a989ea4d426d0fd98974ab80f30ef1d779] mm/oom_kill.c: Use list_for_each_entry instead of list_for_each
git-bisect bad 7b1915a989ea4d426d0fd98974ab80f30ef1d779				1)
# bad: [c223701cf6c706f42840631c1ca919a18e6e2800] ide: add "hdx=nodma" kernel parameter
git-bisect bad c223701cf6c706f42840631c1ca919a18e6e2800				2)

0) was at 2.4.24-rc2 or so
1) Oops during bootup, but not NFS related, IIRC
2) Grub could not load the kernel: "linux 'zimage' kernel too big, try
    'make bzImage'". Maybe related to the x86/i386 merge?

I've built these kernels like so:

  # make mrproper
  # cp ~/config. .config
  # yes '' | make oldconfig
  # make
  # sudo cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/2.6/
  # sudo make modules_install

Marking versions as "bad" because of unrelated stuff might poison the 
results somehow, or make them unusable again. Hm...

@Mathieu: I'll try LTTng later on, many thanks for the hint!

BOFH excuse #90:

Budget cuts

  reply	other threads:[~2007-11-13 21:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-11-13 19:07 Christian Kujau
2007-11-13 19:41 ` J. Bruce Fields
2007-11-13 21:27   ` Christian Kujau [this message]
2007-11-14  1:36     ` Christian Kujau
2007-11-14  3:23       ` J. Bruce Fields
2007-11-13 20:45 ` Mathieu Desnoyers

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