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    SubjectRe: [BUG] SLOB breaks Crypto
    On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 02:33, Herbert Xu <> wrote:
    > On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 10:24:41PM +0100, wrote:
    >> Pekka Enberg schrieb:
    >> > Even with CONFIG_DEBUG_SLAB enabled or with CONFIG_SLUB and
    >> no, these options have not been / are not enabled.
    > Can you please try it with those options enabled? That will tell
    > us if there is some latent bug in the crypto layer that only shows
    > up right away under SLOB.

    After seeing a posting from Nemoto-san on the linux-mips list (should
    show up soon on,
    I'm wondering if these defaults are the culprit;

    mm/slab.c:#define ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN __alignof__(unsigned long long)
    mm/slob.c:#define ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN __alignof__(unsigned long)
    mm/slub.c:#define ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN __alignof__(unsigned long long)

    Note that some platforms override this.



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