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Re: [linux-lvm] Can LVM block I/O and hang a system?



On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 12:15:43PM +0200, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> then, if there are still lockups, these may be caused by lvm, and may be
> due to some similar problem, namely doing synchronous (housekeeping) io
> from within the generic_make_request path within the same "thread".
 
We moved the housekeeping out of the way, but there can still be
problems when an incoming piece of I/O needs to be split between
devices.

Alasdair
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agk redhat com


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