[mythtv-users] Re: XFS Recommendations?

David George david at thegeorges.us
Thu Sep 30 08:22:18 EDT 2004

On 9/29/2004 2:07 PM, David George wrote:

> It isn't that they won't work, just you *may* have issues with 4k 
> stacks.  Here is one of the reasons: http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/7/20/62 
> .  Basically there is a potential for a kernel oops if the XFS 
> filesystem gets *near* full and tries to free some reserved space.  
> There was another reason posted on the lkml, but I don't recall it nor 
> have a link handy (sorry).

For those following this thread.  The 4KSTACKS issue with a near full 
filesystem has been fixed in 2.6.9-rc3 (released this morning).  
Hopefully won't be too long before 2.6.9 final is released and the 
distros pick it up (or backport to their existing kernel).


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