Re: JDIRTY JWAIT errors in 2.4.19

From: Oleg Drokin (
Date: Sat Dec 14 2002 - 05:55:50 EST


On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 01:29:19AM -0800, Tupshin Harper wrote:

> i'm getting the following error logged every 11 seconds or so:
> Dec 14 01:00:49 phylum kernel: vs-3050: wait_buffer_until_released: nobody
> releases buffer (dev 16:01, size 4096, blocknr 2916352, count 3, list 0,
> state
> 0x10019, page c1172108, (UPTODATE, CLEAN, UNLOCKED)). Still waiting
> (-1320000000) JDIRTY !JWAIT
> Also, some processes are blocking, include ps (so I can't get a complete
> process list), and shutdown.

Can you please execute SysRq-T, decode it with ksymoops and send us the result?

> such circumstances? Is this associated with reiserfs which all
> partitions are running? A googling turned up one or two references to

Yes, this is reiserfs error message.

Thank you.

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