Re: [Bugme-new] [Bug 15426] New: Running many copies of bonnie++on different filesystems seems to deadlock in sync

From: John Hughes
Date: Wed Mar 03 2010 - 12:55:57 EST

Jens Axboe wrote:
Our sync is currently broken in that regard, since it'll wait for too
long. We have a debated patch going, I have included it below. Any
chance you could give it a whirl?

The semantics of sync are supposed to be 'wait for dirty IO generated
BEFORE this sync call'.

This patch doesn't seem to change things. It's a bit late here, I'll check my results tomorrow.

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