Re: FIO enter dead-loop to look for new file

From: Jens Axboe <>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 11:01:21 +0100

On Mon, Feb 04 2008, Zhang, Yanmin wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 17:03 +0800, Zhang, Yanmin wrote:
> > When I used below job file to test, it hangs. I used gdb to check it and found
> > thread_main keeps calling clear_io_state over and over again. Every sub-process
> > has one file, but it doesn't finish its task after it finishs the file, so it
> > calls do_io again and again although it has no more file.
> >
> > If change bsrange=4k-4k, it does work. if it's 2k-4k, it also doesn't work.
> If I use bs=2k to replace bsrange, it looks like it does work although
> my testing is still running.

Can you try the current version, I fixed some bugs in this area on
friday? Either use git to download it, or just use

which is always a tar ball of the latest git, generated every hour.

Jens Axboe
Received on Mon Feb 04 2008 - 11:01:21 CET

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