crash in kmem_cache_init

Olaf Hering olaf at
Wed Jan 23 19:40:16 EST 2008

On Wed, Jan 23, Pekka Enberg wrote:

> Hi Christoph,
> On Jan 23, 2008 1:18 AM, Christoph Lameter <clameter at> wrote:
> > My patch is useless (fascinating history of the changelog there through).
> > fallback_alloc calls kmem_getpages without GFP_THISNODE. This means that
> > alloc_pages_node() will try to allocate on the current node but fallback
> > to neighboring node if nothing is there....
> Sure, but I was referring to the scenario where current node _has_
> pages available but no ->nodelists. Olaf, did you try it?

Does not help.

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