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SubjectRe: [3.15-rc1 slab] Oops when reading /proc/slab_allocators
On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 08:54:37PM +0900, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> Joonsoo Kim wrote:
> > There was another report about this problem and I have already fixed
> > it, although it wasn't reviewed and merged. See following link.
> >
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/3/11/119
>
> OK. That patch fixes this problem.
>
> Commit b1cb0982 changed the way of walking objects, didn't it? Then,
> it could happen that slab leak detector code walking all objects
> triggers an oops.

Yeah, although it doesn't walks all objects, it walks non-active
objects and it is problematic. This behaviour comes from my patches :)

>
> > In that time, I thought that this problem wasn't related to my patches,
> > but your bisect report say that it is from my patches. I will dig into
> > the problem more deeply as soon as possible and make proper fix.
>
> I see. Here is a minimal kernel config and test script for qemu on CentOS 6.5.
> http://I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp/tmp/config-pre-3.15-rc1-min

Thanks.
I already sent another patch to fix this bug and cc'ed you.

Thanks.


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