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    SubjectRe: crypto-loop + highmen -> random crashes in -test11
    Soeren Sonnenburg <kernel@nn7.de> wrote:
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    > Hi.
    >
    > I get random crashes/corruption/ init kills when I use cryptoloop on
    > this highmem enabled ppc machine.

    People have reported cryptoloop+highmem crashes on ia32 as well. I'm not
    sure if that was with -mm though.

    > Applying the loop-* patches at
    > http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.0-test10/2.6.0-test10-mm1/broken-out
    >
    > seem to fix this problem (at least I did not get any crash due to
    > cryptoloop in the last 2 days)
    >
    > Steps to reproduce:
    >
    > dd if=/dev/zero of=/file bs=1M count=100
    > losetup -e blowfish /dev/loop0 /file
    > Password:
    > mkfs -t ext3 /dev/loop0
    > mount /dev/loop0 /mnt
    > cd /mnt
    > dd if=/dev/zero of=bla
    >
    > gives you nice unpredictable crashes.
    >

    Nice, but I don't know why those patches fixed it. hrm.


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