RE: Hard disk lock down.
Thanks for your advice.
I checked 'D' stats process numbers and compare with uptime's value..
yes, your opnion was right. :-)
but I couldn't prove what occurs problem.
There are'nt special messages in kern.log and dmesg.
I'm using 2.4.5 kernel.
What can I do check else?
From: Russell Coker [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2001 10:35 PM
To: Cho Yoonbae; email@example.com
Subject: Re: Hard disk lock down.
On Sunday 17 June 2001 10:41, Cho Yoonbae wrote:
> I am operating an server with P3 850*1, 512MB, 90GB storage. (two
> blue:~# df -H > Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on > /dev/hda1 2.0G 233M 1.6G 13% / > /dev/hda3 32G 2.6G 27G 9% /var > /dev/hda4 10G 646M 9.1G 7% /premium > /dev/hdb2 43G 9.2G 32G 23% /home > > sometimes when my user commands "mv" or "chmod" in telnet or ftp, > directory are locked down. (under /home) > so any user(even root!) enter that directory and command in that
until reboot the system.
> > another important thing is that while system is in that situation, > system's load is higher and higher. even 37 in result of "uptime".
Uptime is the sum of two numbers. One number is the average number of
processes in "D" state, the other is the average number of programs that
are ready to do CPU operations.
"D" state processes are processes that are blocked on disk IO. It sounds
like there is a device driver error in your system related to disk IO
that causes processes to get blocked, and that in this instance 37
programs have become blocked on disk IO.
I suggest that you run the command "dmesg" and/or check /var/log/kern.log
for information on what went wrong.
Also please note that we can't help you solve such problems without
information on what kernel version you run.
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