Bug#517748: linux-image-2.6.26-1-686 System locks up under heavy disk load (MD Resync e.g.)
On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 12:49:39PM +0200, Rudi Daemen wrote:
> Here's an update.
> With an Ubuntu Live CD (using 2.6.24) I could mount the raid sets and
> recover just some data without issues. I rebuild the system using
> Ubuntu with a 2.6.24 kernel. All issues with the disk
> performance/corruption are gone now. The system is racing at full
> speed again with this kernel. For me this confirms there's something
> seriously wrong in the 2.6.26 kernel. I am guessing the problems I've
> had are all related (with the promise controller and with the new
> Sil3124 controller) because I've had nothing but trouble with disk
> access ever since I got to the 2.6.26 kernel.
> Fix or workaround?
> Install a 2.6.24 kernel rather then 2.6.26. Too bad that kernel
> version is no longer in the Debian repositories.
test a newer one from backports.org, 2.6.30?