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From: "Kevin Coffman" <kwc@citi.umich.edu>
To: "Nick Piggin" <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au>
Cc: "Alexey Dobriyan" <adobriyan@gmail.com>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	"Kevin Coffman" <kwc@citi.umich.edu>
Subject: Re: 2.6.24-sha1: RIP [<ffffffff802596c8>] iov_iter_advance+0x38/0x70
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 12:41:57 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4d569c330802270941p681eb337x9a6d9cbcc2c4687f@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200802261446.57109.nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au>

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 10:46 PM, Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 February 2008 09:01, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 11:47:11PM +0300,  wrote:
>
>  > > > Are you reproducing it simply by running the
>  > > > ftest03 binary directly from the shell? How many times between oopses?
>  > > > It is multi-process but no threads, so races should be minimal down
>  > > > this path -- can you get an strace of the failing process?
>  >
>  > Speaking of multi-proceseness, changing MAXCHILD to 1, nchild to 1,
>  > AFAICS, generates one child which oopses the very same way (in parallel
>  > with generic LTP) But, lowering MAXIOVCNT to 8 generates no oops.
>
>  Thanks, I was able to reproduce quite easily with these settings.
>  I think I have the correct patch now (at least it isn't triggerable
>  any more here).
>
>  Thanks,
>  Nick

Hi Nick,
With this patch, I'm getting "bad data" errors while running the
connectathon tests from a Solaris NFS client to my Linux server.  (The
failing test writes a "big" file (1MB) and reads it back, verifying
the data read back is correct.)  Let me know if I can provide more
details.

K.C.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-27 17:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-10 14:00 Alexey Dobriyan
2008-02-10 17:46 ` Alexey Dobriyan
2008-02-12 22:04 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-12 22:27   ` Alexey Dobriyan
2008-02-13  0:17     ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-13  4:42       ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-19 20:47         ` Alexey Dobriyan
2008-02-19 22:01           ` Alexey Dobriyan
2008-02-26  3:46             ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-27 17:41               ` Kevin Coffman [this message]
2008-03-03  4:38                 ` Nick Piggin
2008-03-03 13:30                   ` Kevin Coffman
2008-03-03 16:41                     ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-19  1:20     ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-19 19:22       ` Kevin Coffman

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