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SubjectRe: Odd __alloc_pages failure in 2.4.9
Hmm... I just recompiled with gcc 2.95.3, and now it works.  The kernel
had been compiled with gcc 3.0; guess its a compiler bug.

I'll look into this more and see if I can't file a formal gcc bugreport.

On Sat, Aug 25, 2001 at 11:33:44AM -0500, Steven Walter wrote:
> Running kernel 2.4.9, if I start xcdroast 0.98alpha9 as an ordinary
> user, the system seems to freeze indefinitely.
>
> If I start it as root, however, the system only freeze for 2-3 seconds.
> After this time, if I check dmesg, I get a slew of __alloc_pages
> failures, even 0-order failures.
>
> Being unable to diagnose the complete lockup in the user case any
> better, I assume that this is what's happening there, too, only
> indefinitely.
>
> The system is an AMD Thunderbird 900MHz with 2 IDE CD-ROM drives, both
> use ide-scsi. One is a burner, the other is a DVD-ROM drive.
>
> I'll try and get a backtrace of whats happening during the lockup later
> when I can hook up my serial console.
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> -Steven
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