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SubjectRe: 2.5.46-bk3: BUG in skbuff.c:178
Burton Windle wrote:
> Single-CPU system, running 2.5.46-bk3. Whiling compiling bk4, and running
> a script that was pinging every host on my subnet (I was running arp -a
> to see what was in the arp table at the time), I hit this BUG.
> Debug: sleeping function called from illegal context at mm/slab.c:1305
> Call Trace:
> [<c011247c>] __might_sleep+0x54/0x58
> [<c012a3e2>] kmem_flagcheck+0x1e/0x50
> [<c012ab6a>] kmem_cache_alloc+0x12/0xc8
> [<c0226e0c>] sock_alloc_inode+0x10/0x68
> [<c014cb65>] alloc_inode+0x15/0x180
> [<c014d397>] new_inode+0xb/0x78
> [<c0227093>] sock_alloc+0xf/0x68
> [<c0227d65>] sock_create+0x8d/0xe4
> [<c0227dd9>] sys_socket+0x1d/0x58
> [<c0228a13>] sys_socketcall+0x5f/0x1f4
> [<c0108903>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb
> bad: scheduling while atomic!

Something somewhere has caused a preempt_count imbalance. What
you're seeing here are the downstream effects of an earlier bug.

I'd be suspecting the seq_file conversion in arp.c. The read_lock_bh()
stuff in there looks, umm, unclear ;)

(Could we pleeeeze nuke the __inline__'s in there too?)
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