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Re: [patch 2.4] Fix ext3 scheduling storm and lockup



Norman Schmidt <norman schmidt ratnet stw uni-erlangen de> wrote:
>
> Hi Andrew!
> 
> Andrew Morton schrieb:
> > This patch fixes an inefficiency and potential system lockup in the 2.4
> > kernel's ext3 filesystem.  The problem has been present since 2.4.20-pre5. 
> > This patch is applicable to 2.4.20.  A copy is at
> > 
> > http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/patches/2.4/2.4.20/ext3-scheduling-storm.patch
> 
> Which of the patches available on the above URL should be patched into a 
> 2.4.20 kernel anyway? All of them? I just did the three mentioned on 
> http://www.zipworld.com.au/~akpm/linux/ext3/ ; perhaps you should update 
> the doc a little bit?
> 

Five of them :(

I've updated the instructions, thanks.






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