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SubjectRe: BUG: Bad page map in process udevd (anon_vma: (null)) in 2.6.38-rc4
On Fri 18-02-11 13:29:38, Michal Hocko wrote:
> On Thu 17-02-11 11:11:51, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Eric W. Biederman
> > <ebiederm@xmission.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > fedora 14
> > > ext4 on all filesystems
> >
> > Your dmesg snippets had ext3 mentioned, though:
> >
> > <6>EXT3-fs (sda1): recovery required on readonly filesystem
> > <6>EXT3-fs (sda1): write access will be enabled during recovery
> > <6>EXT3-fs: barriers not enabled
> > ..
> > <6>EXT3-fs (sda1): recovery complete
> > <6>EXT3-fs (sda1): mounted filesystem with ordered data mode
> > <6>dracut: Mounted root filesystem /dev/sda1
> >
> > not that I see that it should matter, but there's been some bigger
> > ext3 changes too (like the batched discard).
> >
> > I don't really think ext3 is the issue, though.
> >
> > > I was about to say this happens with DEBUG_PAGEALLOC enabled but it
> > > appears that options keeps eluding my fingers when I have a few minutes
> > > to play with it. ?Perhaps this time will be the charm.
> >
> > Please do. You seem to be much better at triggering it than anybody
> > else. And do the DEBUG_LIST and DEBUG_SLUB_ON things too (even if the
> > DEBUG_LIST thing won't catch list_move())
>
> I was able to reproduce (now it fired into dcopserver) with the
> following simple test case:
>
> while true
> do
> rmmod iwl3945 iwlcore mac80211 cfg80211
> sleep 2
> modprobe iwl3945
> done
>
> Now, I will try with the 2 patches patches in this thread. I will also
> turn on DEBUG_LIST and DEBUG_PAGEALLOC.

I am not able to reproduce with those 2 patches applied.

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Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs
SUSE LINUX s.r.o.
Lihovarska 1060/12
190 00 Praha 9
Czech Republic


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