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    SubjectRe: Undo aic7xxx changes (now rc7+aic20030603)
    On Fri, 6 Jun 2003 12:17:12 +0400
    Oleg Drokin <> wrote:

    > Hello!
    > On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 08:14:23PM +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote:
    > > > It took some days to produce output for my freezing problem. This one is
    > > > rc7+aic20030603:
    > > Good !
    > > It seems that it crashed in the reiserfs code rather than in aic7xxx !
    > > perhaps you hit 2 different bugs, or perhaps there's a race that only newer
    > > code can trigger, or there's a leak somewhere. You may want to forward the
    > > oops to the reiserfs team too.
    > No, it did crashed in allocation code (you skipped one trace line):
    > Jun 5 16:53:55 admin kernel: Call Trace: [__kmem_cache_alloc+107/304]
    > [kmem_cache_grow+508/624]
    > [__kmem_cache_alloc+125/304]+[get_mem_for_virtual_node+87/224]
    > [fix_nodes+198/1008]
    > And the EIP is in kmem_cache_alloc_batch, sounds like it tripped on bad
    > pointer or something like this. So something is corrupting slab lists it
    > seems.
    > Bye,
    > Oleg

    I agree with you. Only problem is: how can I find out what caused the problem.
    The only thing I can tell is that the box never hangs when using only HDs on
    the aic & 3ware controllers. As soon as I begin to use a SDLT drive on aic
    things get fishy.

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