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SubjectRe: Oops with kernel 2.2.10-ac8
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> 	I got an Oops using the 2.2.10-ac8 kernel and a Tekram DC390 scsi
> controller. It happens when I try to load the tmscsim.o module (using
> modprobe). The kernel locks and I can't do anything but syncing and
> mounting the disk read-only via the ALT-SYSRQ keys. The same configuration
> works perfectly with 2.2.10-ac5.

Lovely. That wasn't quite what the slab poisoner was meant to catch

> Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 5a5a5a66
^^^^^^

The slab poisoner puts 5a5a5a5a through memory to try and trip up code
that doesn't clear memory properly or uses memory that has been freed. It
seems to have caught the Tekram driver misbehaving 8)



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