Bug#556024: base: Kernel crashes on disk i/o (with PostgreSQL 8.4)
On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 08:02:25PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-11-13 at 09:40 +0100, Steffen Dedekind wrote:
> > Package: base
> > Severity: important
> > While I performing a test with the database postgresql version 8.4 the kernel hangs up:
> > Call Trace:
> > journal_dirty_data
> > ext3_journal_dirty_data
> > walk_page_buffers
> > journal_dirty_data_fn
> > ext3_ordered_write_end
> > generic_file_buffered_write
> > ext3_mark_inode_dirty
> > __generic_file_aio_write_nolock
> > update_queue
> > generic_file_aio_write
> > ext3_file_write
> > do_sync_write
> > autoremove_wake_function
> > .....
> > I'm using the Debian 5.0.3 lenny with the 2.6.30-2-amd64 kernel (Netinst) on a Dell server.
> > In the test mentioned above I provide approx. 250 SQL-Inserts to PostgreSQL for performance testing.
> > The crashtime varies from 20min after the test starts up to 7 hours.
> > I tried to get help with some PostreSQL support - so we tested several configurations of PostgreSQL without
> > any success. It semms there is a Disk i/o problem in the kernel.
> > Contact me if i should provide some more information.
> Please use 'reportbug' to follow up to this bug from the affected
> system, and it will automatically gather information about the system.
> (It did not do this initially because you did not select the kernel
> We will also need the full 'oops' messages, so please record them with a
> serial console, netconsole or a screenshot.
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