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SubjectRe: What exactly are the issues with 2.6.0-test10 preempt?
On Tue, Nov 25 2003, kernel wrote:
> 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.

Jens Axboe

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