Sqlite hangs on fsync on Hammer partition

Michael Neumann mneumann at ntecs.de
Fri Aug 1 23:43:34 PDT 2008

Gergo Szakal wrote:
On Fri, 01 Aug 2008 23:08:38 +0200
Michael Neumann <mneumann at ntecs.de> wrote:

I've a little program that uses the Sqlite database. After it calls
seven times fsync (sometimes only twice), the whole process blocks.
The process cannot be killed (-9) anymore, and when I change into the
directory where I executed the program and do a "ls", I'm blocked as
When I execute the same program on a UFS partition, it doesn't hang.
So it seems to be a Hammer-related issue.
According to ktrace/kdump, it hangs on fsync.

I'm now creating a core-dump and uploading it.
That's kinda the same error I get with mtn (it also uses SQLite). Any
firefox3 hangs?
Indeed, I get some rare firefox3 hangs. But it's not something easily 
reproducable (it takes a few hours).



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