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    SubjectRe: [Regression] Crash in load_module() while freeing args
    On Tuesday 25 May 2010, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > Hi,
    > Recent -git kernels crash for me quite often during boot, reporting that kernel
    > paging request could not be satisfied at load_module+0x18e4, which
    > corresponds to line 2483 of kernel/module.c for the kernel in question (however
    > the same call trace says IP is at precpu_modfree+0x1 at the moment of the
    > crash, which seems to point to line 2481 of the same file). It doesn't happen
    > every time, but it does happen often enough to be annoying and the call
    > trace is always exactly the same.
    > I'm going to revert post-2.6.34 commits that touch kernel/module.c directly
    > and see what happens.

    I'm not able to reproduce the issue with the following commit reverted:

    commit 480b02df3aa9f07d1c7df0cd8be7a5ca73893455
    Author: Rusty Russell <>
    Date: Wed May 19 17:33:39 2010 -0600

    module: drop the lock while waiting for module to complete initialization.


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