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In article <3BE04338.8F0AF9D4@mandrakesoft.com>,
Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com> wrote:
>Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> Maybe it's just the page count that is buggered, and we free it too
>> early as a result. Is this the same machine that had interesting
>> trouble before?
>
>yes, a UP alpha running 2.4.14-pre6, that was described in the false oom
>killer report.

Ok, I think it's the same bug, and that we're just freeing the wrong
page somehow.

I wonder if the "VALID_PAGE(page)" macro is reliable on alpha? You seem
to be able to trigger this too easily for it to not being something
specific to the setup..

Linus
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