Re: How to send a break? - dump from frozen 64bit linux
From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Mon May 29 2006 - 00:37:22 EST
On 28/05/06, Haar János <djani22@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I can only use swap _file_ in this config, and swapping into file is
Not so. With a 2.4.x kernel swap files were slower than swap
partitions, but with the 2.6 kernel a swap file is just as fast as a
> 2) You should try the latest stable kernel. Currently that's 184.108.40.206
> There have been lots of fixes added since 2.6.15.x and perhaps you are
> lucky that whatever is giving you trouble has already been fixed in
> that kernel.
Last time, when i try the 2.6.16.x, i have lost close to 4000 users home,
and documents on XFS filesystem!
(a lot of directory have renamed to "/*" like this one: "/ost+found" in the
I don't want to try it again! :-)
That sounds like a pretty serious bug.
Are you sure it was caused by the kernel?
Did you report the bug to LKML & the XFS maintainers so it can get fixed?
Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@xxxxxxxxx>
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