Endless gc spining on nearly full JFFS2 fs
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Apr 30 08:43:02 EDT 2002
fgiasson at mediatrix.com said:
> I have noticed that the gc sometimes seems to spin-around for a
> very long time, if not endlessly, when files are copied to a nearly
> full JFFS2 drive.
Hmmm. This shouldn't happen. Can you provide a log with the debugging
enabled? Somehow, some space is being marked dirty when we're
garbage-collecting, so it thinks it can still make some progress.
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