cvs commit: src/sys/ufs/ffs ffs_softdep.c softdep.h
alfred at freebsd.org
Wed Aug 10 15:26:49 GMT 2005
* Alexandr Kovalenko <never at nevermind.kiev.ua> [050810 07:41] wrote:
> Hello, Stephan Uphoff!
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 02:09:26PM +0000, you wrote:
> > ups 2005-08-10 14:09:26 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files: (Branch: RELENG_6)
> > sys/ufs/ffs ffs_softdep.c softdep.h
> > Log:
> > MFC ffs_softdep.c 1.182, softdep.h 1.18
> > Delay freeing disk space for file system blocks until all
> > dirty buffers are safely released. This fixes softdep
> > problems on truncation (deletion) of files with dirty
> > buffers.
> Could this be the fix for the problem when unpacking large archives on
> soft-updates-enabled volumes? (I experience complete lockup of
> filesystem operations at some point of time during extracting files, for
> example - cd /usr/ports/editors/openoffice-1.1 && make extract)
Is it a perm lockup? Or just for a couple of seconds?
If it's just for a couple of seconds it may be fixed by Jeffr's
commit about a month ago to one of the buffer daemons.
- Alfred Perlstein
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