[Beowulf] Building new cluster - estimate
atchley at myri.com
Sun Aug 10 05:09:01 PDT 2008
On Aug 5, 2008, at 10:43 PM, Joe Landman wrote:
> As a note: I was pointed to a recent lockup (double lock
> acquisition) in XFS with NFS. I don't think I have seen this one in
> the wild myself. Right now I am fighting an NFS over RDMA crash in
> 2.6.26 which seems to have been cured in 184.108.40.206 . .2 is almost
> out, so will test with that as well.
> This said, our experience with xfs has been quite good (performance,
> reliability, etc). Some vendors kernels (2.6.18 ahem!) have some
> issues with xfs (and a bunch of other things), so we usually update
> them anyway.
They have posted a patch to correct this problem on the linux-nfs list
if anyone is encountering it.
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