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Re: Kernel panic with ext3 root set to writeback



On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 09:12:26AM -0800, Tom Ball wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-12-19 at 23:26, Kevin McConnell wrote:
<snip> 
> BTW, the writeback option support is in (search for "writeback"):
> 
>   file:///usr/src/linux-2.4/fs/ext3/super.c
> 
> and its use is in:
> 
>   file:///usr/src/linux-2.4/fs/ext3/fsync.c
> 
> Thanks in advance for any pointers.  Builds sure slowed down when I
> upgraded to 8.0, and I'm hoping this will improve things a bit.

At this point, I am going to suggest that you try to compile the latest
2.4.21-pre2 kernel from Marcello (ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/testing). I
have it running here and it is the best so far of the 2.4 pedigree. It
includes a ton of fs fixes from Alan Cox.

-- 
Jack Bowling
mailto: jbinpg shaw ca





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