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    On Wednesday 31 March 2004 3:56 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@sgi.com> wrote:
    > > On Wednesday 31 March 2004 12:06 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > > So are we to assume that this is the offending process? That the
    > > > periodic slab reaping code has screwed up?
    > >
    > > It looks like it. Disabling the slab cache reaping function allows it to
    > > boot again.
    >
    > I suspect that the reap timer is innocent and what we have is simply
    > scribbled-on slab metadata. Which means it could be anything at all.

    That's what I thought too, I'm trying to track down exactly which slab is
    having problems now.

    >
    > One last thing: could you please stick a
    >
    > printk(KERN_EMERG "destroying slab %s\n", cachep->name);

    I'm already booting up something similar...

    > at the start of slab_destroy()? That'll help narrow it down.
    >
    > Could you also punt me over the .config? If I can make it happen, the
    > binary search will find it. But it probably won't happen here.

    I'm using sn2_defconfig in arch/ia64/configs.

    Thanks,
    Jesse
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