Patch for quota deadlock

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Mar 9 22:01:58 UTC 2006


On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 03:32:33PM -0500, Matt Houston wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> We upgraded out FreeBSD6 amd64 machine to 6-STABLE on Monday, 2006-03-06.
> >From there, we applied the quota-deadlock patch (which also seems to be in
> the 1.80 version of ufs_quota.c).  Since doing so, we have had no deadlocks
> on the machine.  Before the patch, we were experiencing the deadlocks about
> every 8 hours in the middle of the day, which is the peak time for its
> operation.
> 
> The machine is a webserver hosting nearly 1000 small sites, and is now able
> to do so quite well since it has stopped crashing ;)
> 
> I'd say the patch works!  Thanks!

Great, based on this and other replies I think so too.  Thanks for testing!

Kris
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