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SubjectRe: Recurring Oops in 2.2.12-20smp plus ext2_free_blocks.
> If it was hardware, say one of the two processors was flaky, wouldn't I
> expect to see corrupted pointers being dereferenced in other sections
> of code or is the dcache data structure particular susceptible?

The dcache has long chains of pointers and tends to show up on things like
memory areas. It has a lot of potential for them it seems. if you are running
< 2.2.17 definitely give a newer kernel a go before assuming hardware related
things. There are _lots_ of bug fixes for stuff that could give the same
result from software errors

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