Re: [Kernel 2.5] Qlogic 2x00 driver

From: GrandMasterLee (
Date: Wed Oct 16 2002 - 21:44:11 EST

On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 20:59, Andrew Vasquez wrote:
> > Yes, we have seen that ext3 is a stack hog in some cases, and I
> > know there were some fixes in later LVM versions to remove some
> > huge stack allocations. Arjan also reported stack problems with
> > qla2x00, so it is not a surprise that the combination causes
> > problems.
> >
> The stack issues were a major problem in the 5.3x series driver. I
> believe, I can check tomorrow, 5.38.9 (the driver Dell distributes)
> contains fixes for the stack clobbering -- qla2x00-rh1-3 also contain
> the fixes.

Does this mean that 6.01 will NOT work either? What drivers will be
affected? We've already made the move to remove LVM from the mix, but
your comments above give me some doubt as to how definite it is, that
the stack clobbering will be fixed by doing so.

> IAC, I believe the support tech working with MasterLee had asked
> for additional information regarding the configuration as well as
> some basic logs. Ideally we'd like to setup a similiar configuration
> in house and see what's happening...

In-house? Just curious. What can "I" do to know if our configuration
won't get broken, just by removing LVM? TIA.

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