Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: Alex Deucher <alexdeucher@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] JFS on non-intel [ Was O2 Sound and Misc Stuff]
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2007 22:30:47
Message-Id: a728f9f90702091430p259e1c01lca9e40b8820e1ee7@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] JFS on non-intel [ Was O2 Sound and Misc Stuff] by "J. Scott Kasten"
On 2/9/07, J. Scott Kasten <jscottkasten@×××××.com> wrote:
> > Alex, thanks. I read through it in detail. That finally triggered my > memory. There were multiple issues that affected 2.6.12 - 2.6.14. > > In your case, it probably wasn't JFS specifically, but most likely an > interaction between JFS and the LVM layer. I never tried that feature. > This affected 2.6.12 and 2.6.13 > > http://www.arcknowledge.com/gmane.comp.file-systems.jfs.general/2005-10/msg00020.html > > Here is also an interesting LWN article about the 4k page issue that came > out at the same time and how it affected device_mapper, LVM and such > things. (See the second section.) > > http://lwn.net/Articles/149977/ > > Here's a complaint about 2.6.13 and 2.6.14 on AMD with ext3. This is just > an example of other complaints that were comming in. > > http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/09/27/62 > > In short, there were multiple sources of corruption at that time and you > could have been bitten by any of them. Hopefully things are more settled > now, but I certainly will watch out for any issues.
Thanks for the update! those indeed look like they may have been the cause of my problems. Too bad I can't test that set up again to see if it works today. Alex
> > -S- > > On Fri, 9 Feb 2007, Alex Deucher wrote: > > > On 2/9/07, J. Scott Kasten <jscottkasten@×××××.com> wrote: > >> > >> I'm interested in your data point. Do you happen to remember about which > >> kernel that was? There was some general badness that affected multiple > >> file systems in late 2.6.13 on into 2.6.14 or so in the way that you > >> describe. Not sure they ever really knew what the smoking gun was. > > > > http: //sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=7852301&forum_id=43911 > > http: //www.mail-archive.com/sparclinux@×××××××××××.org/msg00333.html > > > > Alex > > > -- > gentoo-mips@g.o mailing list > >
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