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    SubjectRe: 2.6.32-rc6 BUG at mm/slab.c:2869!
    On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 08:46:37AM +0200, Vegard Nossum wrote:
    > 2009/8/21 Bob Copeland <>:
    > > WARNING: kmemcheck: Caught 32-bit read from freed memory (f34a443c)
    > > eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee008a06f700011000
    > > a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a f f f f f f f f
    > >
    > > I think that is list_empty() here where %eax is list_head
    > > and event_list->next is the read location... which definitely
    > > doesn't look like a pointer, if I'm reading it correctly.
    > I think f34a443c is a valid pointer. On my machine, at least:

    I meant list->next, which was 00100100 here. (By the way, my first
    time using kmemcheck, very nice tool!)

    [race condition explanation snipped]

    > I think that's it. Any thoughts? I put Eric Paris on Cc.

    Thanks! With a fresh pull containing the fsnotify fix the kmemcheck
    warning is gone. So unless I see anything else I'll assume that this
    one is already fixed, sorry for the false alarm.

    Bob Copeland %%

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