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SubjectRe: 2.6.14-rc1-git-now still dying in mm/slab - this time line 1849
On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, Petr Vandrovec wrote:

> I've thought that this is problem, but as far as I can tell while this is
> problem it does not happen here. Just free_block() finds that pointer it
> got from caller belongs to the slab that belongs to the CPU#1/node#1
> while caller obtained lock on CPU#0/node#0 structures. Which suggests
> that drain_array_locked() was issued with node #0 while array_cache->entry
> it got contains blocks which belong to node #1. Which I cannot explain.

That can happen if node 0 runs out of memory and the page_allocator falls
back to take memory from node 1 for node 0 requests.

Maybe we have a problem here.

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