[Nottingham] External Drive FS? [was kernel 2.6.27: INFO: task xxxx blocked for more than 120 seconds.]

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Mon Nov 10 20:04:03 UTC 2008

Christopher Joice wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-11-10 at 15:00 +0000, Jim Moore wrote:
>> Right root cause as far as I can make out; it's down to the fact, 
>> Martin, that you're using a journaling file system on external drives - 
>> never a good idea 
> Ok, so what *should* I use?


More seriously, that is a very good question.

Opinions or hard data anyone?

Or should the drive caching be disabled?


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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