Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 154245
RHEL3 U4 - kswapd/rpciod deadlock
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:06 EST
Escalated to Bugzilla from IssueTracker
Created attachment 112867 [details]
Patch from SteveD to allow rpciod to detect low memory conditions and avoid calling down to kswapd.
Created attachment 113404 [details]
Derived from our internal review process, here is a much
cleaner and (should be) just as effective solution to this deadlock.
If possible, could you please test this patch to sure it truly does
solve the deadlock and does not introduce any regressions.
Created attachment 113582 [details]
There is a cut/paste error in the previous patch please us this one
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U6
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-32.3.EL).
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.
*** Bug 168934 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 168878 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Apparently, IT 72547 is related to a different problem. Thus, I'm
un-dup'ing bug 168878 from this one and moving the IT link from here
to there. I'll repost the previous comment over there as well.
Reclosing this bug.