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SubjectRe: [BUG] 2.6.23-rc3-mm1 - kernel BUG at net/core/skbuff.c:95!
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On Wed, 2007-08-22 at 08:50 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Aug 2007 18:32:36 +0530 Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Andrew,
> >
> > Following Kernel Bug was raised when i tried compiling and booting ppc64
> > machine
> > with 2.6.23-rc3-mm1 kernel.
> >
> > =================================================================
> >
> > Freeing initrd memory: 908k freed
> >
> > sysctl table check failed: /kernel .1 Writable sysctl directory
> >
> > skb_over_panic: text:c0000000002bf840 len:139 put:29 head:c00000000ffe7400 data:c00000000ffe7400 tail:0x8b end:0x80 dev:<NULL>
> >
> > ------------[ cut here ]------------
> >
> > kernel BUG at net/core/skbuff.c:95!
> >
> > Oops: Exception in kernel mode, sig: 5 [#1]
> >
> > SMP NR_CPUS=128 NUMA pSeries
> >
> > Modules linked in:
> >
> > NIP: c0000000003fd7c4 LR: c0000000003fd7c0 CTR: 80000000000f97dc
> >
> > REGS: c0000000027f3850 TRAP: 0700 Not tainted (2.6.23-rc3-mm1-autokern1)
> >
> > MSR: 8000000000029032 <EE,ME,IR,DR> CR: 24288024 XER: 00000010
> >
> > TASK = c000000009fc0000[1] 'swapper' THREAD: c0000000027f0000 CPU: 0
> >
> > GPR00: c0000000003fd7c0 c0000000027f3ad0 c000000000737710 0000000000000082
> >
> > GPR04: 0000000000000001 0000000000000001 0000000000000000 c00000000062bb3c
> >
> > GPR08: 0000000000000000 c00000000067b2e0 0000000000002100 c00000000077b110
> >
> > GPR12: 0000000000004000 c000000000649f00 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
> >
> > GPR16: 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
> >
> > GPR20: 0000000000000000 c00000000802a0c0 c00000000052ea30 c0000000005392a8
> >
> > GPR24: c000000009f6b908 c0000000006a4000 c0000000026e2000 0000000000000020
> >
> > GPR28: c00000000ffe746e 0000000000000004 c0000000006f5340 c000000009f6a900
> >
> > NIP [c0000000003fd7c4] .skb_over_panic+0x50/0x58
> >
> > LR [c0000000003fd7c0] .skb_over_panic+0x4c/0x58
> >
> > Call Trace:
> >
> > [c0000000027f3ad0] [c0000000003fd7c0] .skb_over_panic+0x4c/0x58 (unreliable)
> >
> > [c0000000027f3b60] [c0000000002bf848] .kobject_uevent_env+0x4f8/0x528
> >
> > [c0000000027f3c80] [c00000000032512c] .device_add+0x2bc/0x730
> >
> > [c0000000027f3d50] [c000000000022330] .vio_register_device_node+0x1a4/0x274
> >
> > [c0000000027f3e00] [c0000000005d34a8] .vio_bus_init+0xa0/0xec
> >
> > [c0000000027f3e80] [c0000000005c8c6c] .kernel_init+0x20c/0x4b8
> >
> > [c0000000027f3f90] [c0000000000267b0] .kernel_thread+0x4c/0x68
> >
>
> gargh, sorry, that's probably due to my screwed up attempt to fix Kay's
> screwed up
> gregkh-driver-driver-core-change-add_uevent_var-to-use-a-struct.patch.
>
> Kay sent an update patch but it didn't arrive in time.
>
> Greg, if you haven't yet merged that, please do so asap?
>
> So what _should_ this:
>
> --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/vio.c~fix-4-gregkh-driver-driver-core-change-add_uevent_var-to-use-a-struct
> +++ a/arch/powerpc/kernel/vio.c
> @@ -373,7 +373,7 @@ static int vio_hotplug(struct device *de
> dn = dev->archdata.of_node;
> if (!dn)
> return -ENODEV;
> - cp = of_get_property(dn, "compatible", &length);
> + cp = of_get_property(dn, "compatible", &env->buflen);
> if (!cp)
> return -ENODEV;
>
> _
>
> have done?

Does replacing "&length" with "NULL" work? That's what's in the updated
patch.

Thanks,
Kay

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