[linux-lvm] strange behavior with 1.0.5 on Linux 2.4.19?
Heinz J . Mauelshagen
mauelshagen at sistina.com
Tue Nov 5 08:33:01 UTC 2002
On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 02:54:18PM -0800, Gregory Ade wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-10-31 at 04:48, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> > Gregory a _different_ system is unlikely to help.
> > I was asking for changes to take affect on the system where you do have
> > the problem.
> Ahh... That may take a little time, then. I can certainly prepare
> another kernel for testing with high memory support turned off, and try
> to do some tests at the end of business on friday. It might have to
> wait a little longer, though. I'll see what they're willing to
> schedule, and get you results when I can.
> > If you have a chance to reconfigure the failing system temporarily,
> > running what you did before should reproduce the same problems (segfault
> > on snapshot creation after fresh reboot) in case there's _no_ bug in the
> > large/high memory support.
> > My assumption is that it will not.
> So, just for clarification, on the system where I am having this
> problem, all you want me to do is run a kernel without high memory
> support and attempt the snapshot creation? Unfortunately, the way the
> system was assembled, the smallest I can physically reduce the RAM to is
> 4GB (two DIMMS on each memory carrier is the minimum required for the
> system to boot, and they shipped it to us with 8 1GB DIMMS.)
There's no need to physically remove any DIMMs. Just cook up a kernel
without the patches you mentioned to get that elefant going and
without high memory support.
You can boot with lilo command line containing "mem=1G" to test with
> Thanks again,
> Gregory K. Ade <gkade at bigbrother.net>
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