loop device deadlocks (was Re: Semi up to date JOBS list)

From: Steve Dodd (steved@loth.demon.co.uk)
Date: Sat Jun 17 2000 - 10:21:11 EST

On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 11:18:09PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > Loopback fs hangs
> >
> > Is this fixed in ac16 or 17? My brother was working on mounted ISO images
> > all last night with no problems.

> Yep

I've just tested with ac19 and I can still deadlock it by booting with mem=8m
and running iozone (single thread). The "no plugging" fix cures the tq_disk
deadlock but not the other(s). I'm going to play with Jens' kloopd patch..

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