File system deadlock troubleshooting

Chris Johns chrisj at
Wed Oct 9 23:04:43 UTC 2019

On 10/10/19 6:23 am, Mathew Benson wrote:
> I added the tracerfs command to the shell.  Not sure why that's not already
> there.

The command is not in the shell directory and I did not add it to the config for
the shell. Maybe is should be. I am not sure.

> I enabled all with "tracerfs set all".  It took a while, but I did run
> into the problem.  The end of the log is below.  Can you see what the kernel is
> trying to do and what its waiting on from this?  It's going to be a while,
> reading through kernel code, to understand exactly what this means.

Thank you for this. I am travelling from tomorrow for a while. I will try and
have a look while in transit if I can.


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