Re: lockups shortly after booting in current git.

From: Dave Jones
Date: Thu Mar 29 2012 - 14:29:25 EST

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 11:23:57AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> That's doubly true since I see processes waiting for the journal lock,
> but I don't actually see anything waiting for journal IO completion.
> Did something not release the journal lock. Even banshee - that *is*
> waiting for actual IO - seems to wait for page_writeback, which is not
> done by the *disk* driver, but by the filesystem (end_page_writeback).
> So that would be consistent with the ext4 changes having broken that.
> Was there a previous post-3.3 git kernel that worked?

This is the first one I tried. (I've not been anywhere with the laptop
since 3.3 -- clearly I need to get out more).

3.3 final worked ok though.


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