kernel BUG in __cache_alloc_node at linux-2.6.git/mm/slab.c:3177!

Christoph Lameter clameter at
Fri Oct 20 07:30:30 EST 2006

On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, Will Schmidt wrote:

> Is there a hook where we can see what/where the memory is going?  Does
> it seem reasonable for all of the memory that is in node 0 to be
> consumed? 
> Mine appears to have... 
> Node 0 MemTotal:       229376 kB
> Node 0 MemFree:             0 kB
> Node 0 MemUsed:        229376 kB

The memory is likely consumed before the slab allocator bootstrap code is 

> And one of Paul's earlier notes mentioned about a gig of ram on node0;

Yeah. I cannot make sense out of all of this. What is so special about 
node 0?

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