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Re: [vox-tech] Urgent - Problem in upgradation of RH 7.1 to RH 7. 2 !!
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Re: [vox-tech] Urgent - Problem in upgradation of RH 7.1 to RH 7. 2 !!



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begin Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> 
> as you point out, this doesn't really mean anything.  the only
> reasonable statement we could make here is that reiserfs, which uses
> very complicated caching, aggravates the problem (but that doesn't mean
> it is the problem).
> 
> upgrade the kernel and i'll bet you don't see the problem again with
> reiserfs.  (note- i wouldn't use reiserfs until a debugfs type tool was
> written for it.)
> 
> pete
> 
> begin Roland Minden <rminden@Unilab.com> 
> > This may not prove anything, but when I switched to reiserfs the trouble has
> > not yet come back. Again this may not prove anything. In addition top showed
> > the culprit to be the journal ling system I don't recall the package name
> > now.
>  
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Jay Salzman [mailto:p@dirac.org]
> > Sent: Monday, December 24, 2001 11:12 AM
> > To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Urgent - Problem in upgradation of RH 7.1 to RH
> > 7. 2 !!
> > 
> > 
> > begin Roland Minden <rminden@Unilab.com> 
> > > I have experimented with ext3 and have had some strange troubles I had
> > > originally thought were do to VM. Things like 99% CPU usage for no reason.
> > 
> > this is a buggy implementation of the kernel virtual memory system.  the
> > "andrea vm".  it was fixed in 2.4.16, and the patches have been applied
> > to the 2.5.* series.
> > 
> > > had this with Mandrake and SuSE both using ext3. IMHO I would stay away
> > from
> > > it on any production machine. 
> >  
> > *definitely* not ext3's fault.
> > 
> > however, i agree here.  i'm waiting myself until 2.5.2 or 2.5.3.  just
> > to get some of the really nasty/obvious bugs out of the way.
> > 
> > pete
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