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SubjectRe: scsi_merge oops (2.5.8-pre2)
On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Randy.Dunlap wrote:

> with much paging, swapping, memory pressure...
>
> [root@dev8-003 root]# kernel BUG at scsi_merge.c:82!

> so, does this mean that it's a BUG() not to be able to allocate
> with <gfp_nowait> ?

Yup, the SCSI layer crashes when RAM is really, really low.

This might be triggerable by too many incoming network
packets, if you're really unlucky.

> sounds odd to me.

After a while you'll stop wondering why the SCSI layer does things. ;)

kind regards,

Rik
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