Re: 184.108.40.206: nfsd: page allocation failure - nfsd or kernelproblem?
From: J. Bruce Fields
Date: Wed Jun 17 2009 - 14:51:52 EST
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 02:39:06PM +0400, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> Justin Piszcz wrote:
>> On Wed, 17 Jun 2009, Michael Tokarev wrote:
>>> Michael Tokarev wrote:
>>>> Justin Piszcz wrote:
>>> Justin, by the way, what's the underlying filesystem on the server?
>>> I've seen this error on 2 machines already (both running 2.6.29.x
>>> and in both cases the filesystem on the server was xfs. May this be
>>> related somehow to http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13375 ?
>>> That one is different, but also about xfs and nfs. I'm trying to
>>> reproduce the problem on different filesystem...
>> Hello, I am also running XFS on 2.6.29.x x86-64.
>> For me, the error happened when I was running an XFSDUMP from a client
>> (and dumping) the stream over NFS to the XFS server/filesystem. This
>> is typically when the error occurs or during heavy I/O.
> Very similar load was here -- not xfsdump but tar and dump of an ext3
> And no, it's NOT xfs-related: I can trigger the same issue easily on
> ext4 as well. About 20 minutes of running 'dump' of another fs
> to the nfs mount and voila, nfs server reports the same page allocation
> failure. Note that all file operations are still working, i.e. it
> produces good (not corrupted) files on the server.
There's a possibly related report for 2.6.30 here:
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/