Re: Lots of D processes
On Sunday 04 May 2003 07:11 am, Craig Small wrote:
> On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 07:35:43PM -0500, Kelledin wrote:
> > I've been running an old xfs-1.0 release for a while now
> > (1.0.2 iirc). It appears to be quite stable, on alpha and
> > i386.
> > About a week ago I decided to try XFS 1.2 just for fun. It
> > isn't quite working so well, and I'm still trying to figure
> > out why. I'm having the exact same problems as you
> > are--processes tend to get stuck in 'D' state. I'm tracking
> > it down even as I type this.
> I'm not sure, its whatever XFS that comes with the patches for
> 2.4.20 off the SGI ftp server.
That would be the one I'm working on now--a post-1.2 snapshot
made against 2.4.20. Bloody thing deadlocks just like
release-1.2. So far I've found no way to keep it from
happening, but I'm not done breaking its spirit yet. ;)
"If a server crashes in a server farm and no one pings it, does
it still cost four figures to fix?"