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Re: re problems with ext3 well if think it is

Simon May wrote:
> Hi I'm hoping you maybe able to help
> I have late last year converted all my machines to ext3 no problems
> now I have one machine crashing once every 4 / 5 days
> I have used a crash dump and see the following
> <0>Assertion  failure  in  do_get_write_access()  at transaction.c:589:
> "handle->h_buffer_credits > 0"
> Search on this seems to indicate the problem maybe with ext3 journaling
> system
> I'm considering upgrading to 2.4.20 I'm using 2.4.19 currently
> but my reading indicates that this will not solve the problem
> and may make it worst
> The only change I have made is to disable DMA for the disks
> Any advice would be welcome

Hi Simon,

well, I'm just the maintainer of the ext3 FAQ, not *the* ext3 guru. You
will get much better answers from the ext3 mailing list, to where I
forwarded your question.


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