Re: All filesystems hang under long periods of heavy load (readand write) on a filesystem

From: Bernd Petrovitsch
Date: Tue Nov 04 2003 - 04:30:15 EST

On Die, 2003-11-04 at 00:46, Shirley Shi wrote:
> filesystem(ext2 or XFS) since we need do some tests for the storage. Is
> half day, onn the beginning, the system was running well. But after
> running the script for a long time, such a half day, one day or two
> days, all filesystems would get hung, including the root filesystem
> although I didn't do any heavy load on it. The file(M.1) I used for
> reading and writing is about 2.5GB.

Wild guess: Perhaps a memory leak somewhere in the kernel and it shows
up after $BIG_NUMBER of operations?

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