Re: recent -git: BUG in free_thread_xstate

From: Suresh Siddha
Date: Wed Jul 23 2008 - 16:31:23 EST

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 01:07:04PM -0700, Vegard Nossum wrote:
> Hi,
> I just got this on c010b2f76c3032e48097a6eef291d8593d5d79a6 (-git from
> yesterday):

Do you see this in 2.6.26 aswell? I suspect it is coming from post 2.6.26

> BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at 00664381
> IP: [<c010b274>] free_thread_xstate+0x4/0x30

> EIP is at arch/x86/kernel/process.c:36:
> if (tsk->thread.xstate) {

It looks like the kernel stack of that process got corrupted, corrupting the
task pointer in thread_info. Can you send us your config file?

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