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Re: SMP: giving up on X buffers

From: Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 25 Jun 2004 00:11:01 GMT

Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> :> 
> :> DragonFly often fails when syncing disks at shutdown time. Even if
> :> the first thing I do after booting the machine is to log in and
> :> run 'shutdown -r now' it sometimes gives up on some buffers.
> :> 
> :Matt, I've generated a core dump with 'rebbot -d' that I can upload to
> :leaf if you want.
> :
> :I should add that I only have regular ufs mounted from hard disk plus procfs.
> :Also, I think this issue has been present since I started using df, I've
> :just been too much a lazy bastard to report it :/
> :
> :        -Richard

>     The issue has happened to me on SMP systems too.  I think I may be 
>     shutting the cpus down too early or something, I don't know.

FYI, I have not had this problem on my SMP machine.  I realize that
doesn't rule out SMP as a possible culprit, but I thought I'd pass that
along anyway.


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