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    SubjectRe: What exactly are the issues with 2.6.0-test10 preempt?
    On Tue, Nov 25 2003, kernel wrote:
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    >
    > Hi,
    >
    > I know it's binary only, but the NVidia driver produces the folowing
    > which I thought might help in determining where this problem lies.
    >
    >
    > If its useful I can supply more info.
    >
    >
    > Regards, Mark.
    >
    >
    > Debug: sleeping function called from invalid context at mm/slab.c:1856
    > in_atomic():1, irqs_disabled():0
    > Call Trace:
    > [<c01202ac>] __might_sleep+0xac/0xe0
    > [<c0145a18>] kmem_cache_alloc+0x78/0x80

    Not really, it just shows the nvidia driver being buggy and using a
    sleeping gfp allocation mask when it should not.

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    Jens Axboe

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