Re: Random server crashes every few weeks (smp_invltlb: endless loop […] retrysmp_invltlb: ipi sent)
sepherosa at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 18:22:56 PDT 2016
On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 6:17 AM, Stefan Unterweger
<232.20711 at chiffre.aleturo.com> wrote:
> Sorry for the long delay. Other, more urgent projects kept me so busy
> that I didn’t manage to catch up with this thread.
> * Matthew Dillon on Fri, May 27, 2016 at 10:08:06AM -0700:
>> Virtio (for block storage devices) could be the cause. There are known
>> bugs in the DragonFly driver for virtio which haven't been tracked down yet
>> (not enough of the devs are using virtual hosting to be able to reproduce
>> the problem in a debugable way).
> My employer wants to stick with Dragonfly; we have already invested too
> much time in building this system to be able to switch to another
> operating system, it would cost us months to get an inferior system
> built with something else.
> Is there something I can to to aid in debugging this? I cannot code,
> but I could set up test machines and try out patches. Perhaps we could
> set up and pay for a virtual server for the devs and give out full
> access, if that would help. We‘re a small startup and our funds are
> limited, but anything that we can do to help make this go away is
> game. :o)
Can you try the latest master? I think it has been fixed there.
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