Subject: Re: PR kern/20191, plea for fix in 1.6.2!
To: Nicolai Stevens <email@example.com>
From: Paul Ripke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/16/2003 22:22:01
On Sunday, Nov 16, 2003, at 12:58 Australia/Sydney, Nicolai Stevens
> I noticed that the release process for 1.6.2 has begun
> and is in the release candidate stage. However, it
> doesn't look like there has been any fix committed to
> the branch for the RAID5/low kernel memory lockup
> described in PR 20191. I seem to be running across
> this crash/hang quite often on one particular
> production server. There is a yet uncommitted patch
> attached to the PR. Is there any chance this patch
> can be merged into 1.6.2 before release time?
Ahh, no, I don't think so. That ugly, gross hack doesn't qualify as
a patch... and may only be working on my system out of pure luck (or,
at least due to my specific RAID 5 layout).
I know, we need a real fix. Any and all diffs welcome...
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