BUG() in copy_fdtable() with 64K pages (2.6.19-rc1-mm1)
vlobanov at speakeasy.net
Wed Oct 11 06:31:11 EST 2006
On Tuesday 10 October 2006 13:20, Linas Vepstas wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 12:15:19PM -0500, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > I keep hitting this on -rc1-mm1. The system comes up but I can't login
> > since login hits it.
> > Bisect says that
> > fdtable-implement-new-pagesize-based-fdtable-allocator.patch is at fault.
> > CONFIG_PPC_64K_PAGES=y is required for it to fail, with 4K pages it's
> > fine.
> > (Hardware is a Quad G5, 1GB RAM, g5_defconfig + CONFIG_PPC_64K_PAGES,
> > defaults on all new options)
> > kernel BUG in copy_fdtable at fs/file.c:138!
> FWIW, I too was hitting this bug, during init:
> [ 41.659823] Freeing unused kernel memory: 320k freed
> INIT: version 2.86 bootin[ 42.509322] kernel BUG in copy_fdtable at
> and of course systm does not come up.
I'm digging through this right now, trying to figure out exactly what went
wrong (and why some people are seeing this, while others are not). All the
code seems correct; another pair of eyes is always welcome though.
-- Vadim Lobanov
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