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    SubjectRe: Slab corruption in 2.6.16-rc5-mm2
    On 3/6/06, Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> wrote:
    > On Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 10:41:07PM +0100, Jesper Juhl wrote:
    >
    > > CONFIG_DEBUG_SLAB
    > > CONFIG_PAGE_OWNER
    > > CONFIG_DEBUG_VM
    > > CONFIG_DEBUG_PAGEALLOC
    > >
    > > The resulting kernel boots and runs just fine (no Oops) and leaves
    > > nothing in dmesg.
    > > So, without the debugging options it appears to the user that
    > > everything is OK - nasty.
    >
    > DEBUG_PAGEALLOC in particular is *fantastic* at making bugs hide.
    > I've lost many an hour trying to pin bugs down due to that.
    >

    Well, in this case, turning the option *off* hides the bug ;)

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