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SubjectRe: kernel BUG at fs/ext/super.c:428
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 11:42:49AM -0800, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 11:38 -0800, Pallipadi, Venkatesh wrote:
>
> > > > Below is the result of full bisect
>
> > > > futex: rely on get_user_pages() for shared futexes
>
> > > However does a futex change make ext3 crap its pants?
> > >
> > > Is there anything more to it than start the machine, and reboot?
> >
> > Just system startup and reboot is enough to reproduce the problem. And 100%
> > reproducible. So, does seem to be any timing involved either.
>
> That's very odd indeed, non of my test systems nor Ingo's ever triggered
> this, and that patch has been in -tip for a rather long time.
>
> CommitDate: Tue Sep 30 12:35:20 2008 +0200
>
> That's 3.5 months of test time.. most curious. What kind of userland do
> you have that triggers this?
>

This is a Core 2 (X5460) DP server system with SuSE SLES 10 installation.
I have 3 ext3 partitions mounted; root, home and my own masterboot that I use to
switch between different OS installations.



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