Re: 2.6.18-rt1

From: Lee Revell
Date: Sat Sep 30 2006 - 14:26:12 EST

On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 23:48 +0530, Dipankar Sarma wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 02:06:04PM -0400, Lee Revell wrote:
> > I got this Oops with -rt3, looks RCU related. Apologies in advance if
> > it's already known.
> >
> > Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000000 RIP:
> > [<ffffffff802aafa7>] __rcu_read_unlock+0x2e/0x82
> > PGD 46a3067 PUD 4e27067 PMD 0
> > Oops: 0002 [1] PREEMPT SMP
> > CPU 1
> I see a very similar crash while running rcutorture on 2.6.18-mm1 and
> my rcu patchset that has rcupreempt stuff rom -rt. I don't see this
> while running on 2.6.18-rc3, but then rc3 had an older version
> of rcutorture. I am working on narrowing it down.
> The following script reproduces the problem quickly (within
> a couple of minutes) in my 4-cpu x86_64 system -

Let me know if you want more info such as config. I was compiling a
kernel when the Oops occurred. System is Athlon X2.


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