Re: Total lockups using ext3
On Tuesday 05 February 2002 07:53, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 10:20:17AM +0000, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > After weeks of frustration, I've finally settled that the frequent
> > lockups I've been getting when on-line with 2.4 series kernels is due to
> > enabling ext3. If I turn this off in fstab the lockups don't occur. Has
> > anyone else seen this?
> I had 2 hard lock-up with newly ext3 enabled system.
> I observed some irregularity with X start up so I thought it was new X.
> Console where I run startx become white. I have 3dfx on cheep SMP box
> (Abit BP6). SMP keep popping up interrupt error, anyway.
> Nice thing is rebooting is much faster with exi3 after hard lock up like
> this which requires brutal power-off button action.
> Oh, I use standard kernel-image-2.4.17-686-smp
Can it be that it is a kernel version issue? I use 2.2.14 with ext3-patch
(self compiled) and don't have any problems at all. In which situations do
you get these lockups?
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