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Re: Processes stuck in D state



Hi,

On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 05:18:18PM +0100, Nick Burrett wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have several servers configured as follows:
>     an unpatched 2.4.19-pre7 kernel, IDE discs, 1Gb RAM (not all used),
> load avg around 1-4.
>     a large partition, formatted reiserfs
>     within large partition are 80 300Mb loopback file systems, formatted
> ext3, quotas enabled

There are a lot of quota problems in mainline 2.4 which are fixed in
the -ac kernels: trying that would eliminate at least one possible
cause here.  There are a few processes stuck inside dquot operations
in your trace, and they may be innocent victims of the lockup, but
maybe not.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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