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SubjectRe: Oops in prune_dcache (2.4.0-prerelease)
On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Wed, 3 Jan 2001, Udo A. Steinberg wrote:
> >
> > While under massive disk and cpu load, 2.4.0-prerelease produced
> > the following oops (decode see below)

[..]

> Now, I assume this machine has been historically stable, with no history
> of memory corruption problems.. It's entirely possible (and likely) that
> the one-bit error is due to some wild kernel pointer. Which makes this
> _really_ hard to debug.

After a bit of few code reviewing, it looks like the only code that
assigns stuff to ->d_op in a nonstandard way is in fs/vfat/namei.c.

Udo, are you using vfat?

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Dan Aloni
dax@karrde.org

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