2.6.9 iommu_alloc failures on PPC64
pbadari at us.ibm.com
Thu Oct 28 01:31:34 EST 2004
SLES9 seems to work fine, which has qlogic driver version 8.00.00b14
2.6.9 with qlogic driver version 8.00.00b15-k is having problems.
On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 17:05, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 16:33 -0700, Badari Pulavarty wrote:
> > Hi,
> > When I run IO tests with 2.6.9 kernel on PPC64, I get hundreds of
> > following messages and eventually get OOPS from qlogic driver.
> > Is this a known problems ?
> > BTW, this happens only with JFS not ext3.
> I suppose JFS is flooding the driver with so many large requests that
> the small table on your machine gets full (what machine is this
> precisely ?).
> The qlogic driver should be fixed to handle iommu failures more
> gracefully. It should be possible in most cases to just wait for pending
> IOs to complete & try again. I don't know if it's possible to ask the
> upper layer to breakup the request.
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