PowerPC kernel linux-220.127.116.11 crashes at mm/slab.c for ipsec application
jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Aug 7 00:26:24 EST 2009
On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 06:46:26PM +0530, srikanth krishnakar wrote:
>Here is kernel bug for linux-18.104.22.168 for PowerPC (ppc440) target, while
>running ipsec application it is observed that kernel oops'es oftenly as show
>root at powerpc:~# ./ipsec
>------------[ cut here ]------------
>kernel BUG at mm/slab.c:3002!
>Oops: Exception in kernel mode, sig: 5 [#1]
>PREEMPT LTT NESTING LEVEL : 0
>Any Clue or any bugs found in mm/slab.c for linux-22.214.171.124 while
>running IPSEC applications ?
Do you have CONFIG_PREEMPT set? The oops output seems to think so. Also,
seeing the LTT makes me wonder if you have added custom patches to your kernel?
Do you have a simple testcase that could be run to recreate this? If so,
could you provide it somewhere and perhaps your .config?
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