Re: 2.6.18-mm2 - oops in cache_alloc_refill()
From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Thu Sep 28 2006 - 23:58:37 EST
On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 20:29:31 PDT, Andrew Morton said:
> On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 23:19:11 -0400
> Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 01:46:23 PDT, Andrew Morton said:
> > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.18/2.6.18-mm2/
> > Something is giving cache_alloc_refill() massive indigestion, I'm taking
> > lots of oopsen in it. Usually within 5-10 minutes I'm dead in the water.
> Could be anything I'm afraid. But you're the first to report it, so there's
> something distinct in your .config or hardware.
Like *that* hasn't happened before. :)
> bisecting would be good, thanks. It might be quicker to strip down the .config
On the other hand, this really smells like the kind of storage overlay that
changing the config can change what gets overlaid, scaring it into hiding.
The fact the system lives 5-10 minutes means that there's *something* that
happens that makes it manifest - and that could be almost anything.
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