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    SubjectRe: [QUICKLIST 1/5] Quicklists for page table pages V4
    On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 11:48:48PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >> afacit that two-year-old, totally-different patch has nothing to do with my
    >> repeatedly-asked question. It appears to be consolidating three separate
    >> quicklist allocators into one common implementation.
    >> In an attempt to answer my own question (and hence to justify the retention
    >> of this custom allocator) I did this:
    > [... patch changing allocator alloc()/free() to bare page allocations ...]
    >> but it crashes early in the page allocator (i386) and I don't see why. It
    >> makes me wonder if we have a use-after-free which is hidden by the presence
    >> of the quicklist buffering or something.

    On Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 04:29:20AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    > Sorry I flubbed the first message. Anyway this does mean something is
    > seriously wrong and needs to be debugged. Looking into it now.

    I know what's happening. I just need to catch the culprit.

    -- wli
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