Big problems with 7.1 locking up :-(
kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Tue Jan 13 10:56:44 PST 2009
On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 21:35 +0100, Tomas Randa wrote:
> I have similar problems. The last "good" kernel I have from stable
> brach, october the 8. Then in next upgrade, I saw big problems with
> I tried ULE, 4BSD etc, but nothing helps, only downgrading system back.
> Now I am trying 7.1-p1 and problems are here again. Mysql is waiting a
> lot of time with status "waiting for opening table" or "waiting for
> close tables"
> I have 32bit FreeBSD with PAE, 1x xeon 5420, supermicro motherboard,
> areca SATA controller. Could not be problem in "da" device for example?
> Thanks Tomas Randa
Could you give r186860 a try? It is an MFC into stable/7 so if the
machine in question is something you can experiment with just updating
to stable/7 would take care of it. Otherwise if you could just manually
apply the patch to a 7.1 source tree and do a test build of the kernel
that would also do it.
I'm not experiencing lockups but this patch helped a lot on a machine I
have with a particular disk I/O pattern that resulted in extremely poor
performance with 7.1-RELEASE. This patch brought it back to its normal
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