Subject: Re: system looping on I/O
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/20/2001 18:04:18
On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 11:12:00AM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 07:12:27PM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> > I've seen such thing happen occasionally on i386 box too, so far
> > sync(8) always made the system to get out of this in a while. I've
> > attributed this to softdeps.
> I've been able to complete a 'sup -o' with softdep disabled. So maybe the
> issue is within softdep.

Hum, no. I've managed to reproduce it without softdep too.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.