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SubjectRe: linux-2.5.40 64GB highmem BUG()
At some point in the past, I wrote:
>> This is not reproducible here with 2.5.52-mm2. Is the initrd required
>> to trigger this?

On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 01:43:20AM -0800, Adam J. Richter wrote:
> Yes, the initrd seems to be required. It happens when
> the initrd attempts to mount /proc (it runs a shell script that
> starts by setting PATH, mounting /dev, and mounting /proc).
> I've verified that under 2.5.52 the problem occurs with
> CONFIG_HIGHME64G and not with CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G. Actually, now the
> problem is a BUG() at slab.c:1451, which is also memory corruption,
> and I suspect just an evolution of the same problem from 2.5.40.
> Anyhow, in case it helps you, I've put the vmlinux and initrd
> that produce this problem in
> ftp://ftp.yggdrasil.com/private/adam/for-wli/. Note that the ramdisk
> has kernel modules that don't match the kernel but that's not the
> issue, as I configured that kernel to have a different version name.
> Thanks for your attention to this problem.

I'll take it for a spin sometime in the next 6-12 hours.


Bill
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