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SubjectRe: kernel BUG at pageattr:107
This was fixed a few days ago in a recent patch, titled:

x86_64: Don't look up struct page pointer of physical address in iounmap

It's only a one-line change:

tree b5d1e3e603823d798b77a91641f63f10a0a733b1
parent 1f5ee8da005f50d9f46ae5a7edba9a9c2d37b32e
author Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Tue, 17 May 2005 11:53:24 -0700
committer Linus Torvalds <torvalds@ppc970.osdl.org> Tue, 17 May 2005 21:59:14 -0700

[PATCH] x86_64: Don't look up struct page pointer of physical address in iounmap

It could be in a memory hole not mapped in mem_map and that causes the hash
lookup to go off to nirvana.

Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

arch/x86_64/mm/ioremap.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
Index: arch/x86_64/mm/ioremap.c
===================================================================
--- 4abd4f432bd1d8def0992ee55bb00a0d556122d3/arch/x86_64/mm/ioremap.c (mode:100644
sha1:74ec8554b195de6c5a9b87ce5d39f08d9c5da544)
+++ b5d1e3e603823d798b77a91641f63f10a0a733b1/arch/x86_64/mm/ioremap.c (mode:100644
sha1:c6fb0cb69992bbf14a2f42d4ddde10b298cd9316)
@@ -272,7 +272,7 @@ void iounmap(volatile void __iomem *addr
if ((p->flags >> 20) &&
p->phys_addr + p->size - 1 < virt_to_phys(high_memory)) {
/* p->size includes the guard page, but cpa doesn't like that */
- change_page_attr(virt_to_page(__va(p->phys_addr)),
+ change_page_attr_addr((unsigned long)__va(p->phys_addr),
p->size >> PAGE_SHIFT,
PAGE_KERNEL);
global_flush_tlb();
Anil Kumar wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am getting the following error message as part of stack trace.
> I have a system with > 4G mem with RHEL4 x86_64. I installed the OS
> and when I did the reboot, the system failed with a stack trace with
> errors as follows:
>
> Intializing hardware.....
> kernel BUG at pageattr:107
> Invalid operand:0000 [1] SMP
> Modules linked in: hw_random tg3 floppy sd_mod aic79xx(U) scsi_mod
> dm_snapshot dm_zero dm_mirror ext3 jbd dm_mod
> pid: 1217,comm:modprobe....
> ..............
> ................
> ...............
> RIP ...{__change_page_attr+1039}
> /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit: line 167: 1217 Segmentation fault modprobe $1
>
>>/dev/null 2>&1
>
>
> I wanted to know if aic79xx driver is having some problems or is it
> kernel/scsi subsystem. I don't see the stack trace pointing to aic79xx
> driver at all.
>
> Also, the above issue is only for > 4G mem.
>
> Thanks in advance for the help.
>
> with regards,
> Anil
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