GEOM (ggate) compression consumer +problem

Dmitry Frolov frolov at
Sat Oct 2 06:35:17 PDT 2004

* Ivan Voras <ivoras at> [01.10.2004 17:17]:

> But, I still can't solve the wdrain problem. I've tried it on a recent 
> BETA6 kernel and it still remains. Writes get slower and slower 
> (actually, the frequency of writes), and then something locks up (with 
> no CPU usage...). Sometimes, *any* writes to any filesystem lock up.

Looks very similar to a syncing problem found in md(4).
Take a look at cvs log entry for revision 1.115 of md.c:

    wbr&w, dmitry.
Dmitry Frolov <frolov at>
RISS-Telecom Network, Novosibirsk, Russia
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