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SubjectRe: kernel panic - not syncing: out of memory and no killable processes
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On Thu, 2009-09-17 at 17:01 -0400, Eric Paris wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-09-17 at 16:35 -0400, Eric Paris wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-09-17 at 13:29 -0700, David Rientjes wrote:
> > > On Thu, 17 Sep 2009, Eric Paris wrote:
> > >
> > > > the next-20090916 tree still panic's the same way. As does Linus'
> > > > latest git tree ab86e5765
> > > >
> > > > I'll try bisecting between v2.6.31 and master if it would give better
> > > > data than trying to bisect between two -next trees, but I'm sorta stuck
> > > > with a machine that won't boot and doesn't tell me much about why.
> > > >
> > >
> >
> > > Try merging the following patch to get more information such as the
> > > allocation order and gfp_mask. It will also show the VM size of all
> > > kthreads and the state of your system memory to deterine whether there's a
> > > page allocator issue, lowmem_reserve_ratio is too high, etc.
> >
> > I'll throw it in.
> >
> > I did another bisect (mainly because the last one gave a commit that
> > obviously seemed bogus and Ingo ask me to)
> >
> > 3f2aa307c4d26b4ed6509d0a79e8254c9e07e921 is first bad commit
> > commit 3f2aa307c4d26b4ed6509d0a79e8254c9e07e921
> > Author: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> > Date: Thu Sep 10 20:34:48 2009 +0200
> >
> > sched: Disable NEW_FAIR_SLEEPERS for now
> >
> > I'm about to try a linus latest kernel with just this one patch
> > reverted.
>
> Odd, I tried to revert this patch but it still went boom....

Guess I did something wrong lsat time I tried to revert. I'm now at 5
successful boots with the patch reverted. Don't ask me how changing
NEW_FAIR_SLEEPERS causes me to run out of Node 0 DMA32 memory. But it
does....

-Eric



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