Re: quota deadlock

From: stanojr
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 08:48:12 EST

i tried your patch using reiserfs and ext2 with 2.6.10-rc2 and it works like a charm :)

On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 01:20:50PM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> Hello,
> > my english sucks, so i'll be brief.
> > heavy write access to partition with quota enabled causes deadlock. if
> > processes try to access the deadlocked partition they
> > simply have no response and cannot be killed with SIGKILL. i've been
> > testing with reiserfs and ext2 on 2.6.9 kernel.
> Could you try attached patch? Can you reproduce the deadlock with it
> (if so, please send me the dump of the processes). The patch reworks
> substantially the locking and should solve the problems you observe.
> It is against current -linus tree but should probably apply well to
> 2.6.10-rc1.
> Thanks for testing
> Honza

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