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Re: [linux-lvm] system crash caused by lvm's fault?



On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 07:01:36PM +0200, NagyZ wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Oct 2002, Joe Thornber wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 12:08:44AM +0200, NagyZ wrote:
> > > hi!
> > > 
> > > i have 1 VG with 5-6 LV.
> > > when one of my disks dont get enough power and 'fell out', then my ftp 
> > > processes get to state 'detach', and even kill -9 cant kill them..
> > > load is starting to get higher, and higher, and then VM says not enought 
> > > memory.. and kernel crashes.
> > > it is on p4, with 512MB ram, with 906G VG..
> > > 
> > > can i avoid this crash?
> > > i mean, when one disk fell off, then how can i kill this processes, and 
> > > unmount the lvs? any idea?
> > 
> > What version of LVM are you running and whay kernel ?
> > 
> LVM 1.0.5 with kernel 2.4.19

This is not an LVM problem.  I think your memory is just filling up
with io destined for that vanished device.

- Joe



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