Re: 2.4.23pre6aa3 scsi oops

From: Andrea Arcangeli
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 20:06:43 EST

On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 07:52:40PM +0800, Jamie Clark wrote:
> I made the quick fix (disabling rq_mergeable) and started the load test.
> Will let it run for a week or so.

does your later recent email means it deadlocked again even with this

Could you try again with 2.4.23aa1 again just in case?

> FYI an observation from my last test: the read latency seems to be much
> improved and more consistent under this kernel (2.4.23pre6aa3, before
> the oops and before this fix). The maximum latency seemed steady over
> the whole test without any of the longish pauses that showed up under
> 2.4.19. Quite a difference.

nice to hear! thanks.
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