On Sun, 2011-05-01 at 18:25 +0200, Harald Dunkel wrote: > Package: linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 > Version: 2.6.32-31 > > I've got a huge file server with about 3.5 TByte disk space (reiserfs), > 64 GByte RAM and 2 quadcore CPUs. Trying to copy (rsync) about 2 TByte > data to this disk it takes a few minutes, the load goes up to 6 or > higher, then there is this message: That's not the whole of the message, is it? [...] > After that the rsync session is stuck, I cannot kill it, "sync" gets > stuck, too, etc. All I can do is to press reset. > > Using xfs instead of reiserfs there is no such problem. This doesn't surprise me. Reiserfs is barely maintained. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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