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SubjectRe: 2.6.32-rc6 BUG at mm/slab.c:2869!
On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 08:08:16AM +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> Someone is stomping on SLAB internal data structures. Ext4 appears in
> both stack traces so I guess we should CC linux-ext4. How easy is it
> to reproduce this bug? One option is to try kmemcheck to see if it
> catches the problem (see Documentation/kmemcheck.txt for details).

I don't yet have a way to reproduce at will but I've anecdotally hit
this or some related bug 3 times in the last week or two without trying,
I only now captured a stack trace. I can try some workload to exercise
the filesystem a bit more to see what turns up.

I'll try that and kmemcheck next.

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Bob Copeland %% www.bobcopeland.com



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