PLEASE TEST: IPI deadlock avoidance patch

Daniel Eriksson daniel_k_eriksson at
Thu Aug 26 08:29:13 PDT 2004

Craig Boston wrote:

> Just a follow-up to my off-list message and another data point, with
> this patch I no longer get deadlocks, however I now get random data
> corruption.

Me too!

I've observed very strange data corruption on a filesystem exported via
Samba from a dual P3/700 running with the IPI deadlock patch. About 10% is
all files saved to the share while I had SMP enabled seems to be corrupt in
one way or another.

/Daniel Eriksson

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