[BULK] - Re: unexpected dirty buffer
mfedyk at matchmail.com
Tue Mar 9 19:25:29 UTC 2004
Phil White wrote:
> You might try remounting /var with data=ordered and see if the problem
> goes away. I'm guessing it will.
> I would actually recommend doing this, as I experienced regular crashes
> with data=journal under heavy load in our test lab. Under moderate load,
> I only saw the "Unexpected dirty buffer..." messages, but when I really
> cranked up the load (45 emails per second through postfix + spam filter,
> 2000 mysql queries per second on a 1GB table, syslogging maillog to disk),
> I was getting kernel panics, 100% reproducible within a few minutes of
> testing. Because of these problems, I'm sticking to data=ordered for
> production, even though I want data-journaling. :)
Please post those traces to the list so the developers can fix this.
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