Re: [vserver] 4.9 Kernels Hit Psand Repos

From: Andrew Ruthven <>
Date: Mon 05 Feb 2018 - 08:47:53 GMT
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Has anyone noticed big I/O issues with this kernel?

I ran it for a few days, and found that processes (even on the main
system) were often sitting in a D state, seemingly blocked on I/O. But
there didn't seem to be much I/O happening. Even ssh'ing in to any
vservers or physical host was incredibly slow.


On Tue, 2018-01-30 at 22:50 +0000, Ben Green wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just finished and uploaded Linux kernel 4.9.78 with patch  
> vs2.3.9.6. They are installable directly from the  
> repository, or via the metapackage:
> linux-image-vserver-4.9-beng
> For i386 and amd64 architectures, and there's a version I've
> compiled  
> with gcc-8 which can be installed directly, or via the metapackage:
> linux-image-vserver-4.9-beng-reptoline
> That one is amd64 only of course. These images are only provided in  
> the Debian Stretch distro repositories. Instruction (which need a
> bit  
> of updating but should get you where you need to be) are at:
> These kernels are minimally tested and as usual come with
> absolutely  
> no guarantees whatsoever.
> Cheers,
> Ben

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