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From: kerndev@sc-software.com
To: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, John Heil <kerndev@sc-software.com>
Subject: Re: Bug: 2.6.24-smp: Eeek! page_mapcount(page) went negative! (-1)
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 12:38:34 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802061236220.4601@sc-software.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <84144f020802061233g70eebd88v1ab898c00bdb775@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, 6 Feb 2008, Pekka Enberg wrote:

> Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 22:33:33 +0200
> From: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
> To: kerndev@sc-software.com
> Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: Bug: 2.6.24-smp: Eeek! page_mapcount(page) went negative! (-1)
> 
> Hi,
>
> On Feb 6, 2008 10:21 PM,  <kerndev@sc-software.com> wrote:
>> From reboot after last hang on 02/03/08, I found this...
>>
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: ------------[ cut here ]------------
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: kernel BUG at mm/slab.c:591!
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: invalid opcode: 0000 [#1] PREEMPT SMP
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: Modules linked in: shpchp pci_hotplug ohci1394 ieee1394
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: Pid: 6040, comm: modprobe Not tainted (2.6.24 #1)
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: EIP: 0060:[<c017960f>] EFLAGS: 00010046 CPU: 1
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: EIP is at kfree+0x8f/0xa0
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: EAX: 40000000 EBX: f5915380 ECX: c1bb4498 EDX: c1bb4498
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: ESI: eff354a0 EDI: f5815280 EBP: f0067e78 ESP: f0067e68
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  DS: 007b ES: 007b FS: 00d8 GS: 0000 SS: 0068
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: Process modprobe (pid: 6040, ti=f0066000 task=f00b5550 task.ti=f0066000)
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: Stack: 00000282 f5915380 eff354a0 b7fb87b0 f0067f1c c01ac9ac 00000003 00001812
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:        f0067e98 0805ba64 00000418 0805ba64 f0067eb4 0805ba64 00001812 00000000
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:        f5815280 00000001 00000000 0805be7c 0805ba64 0805aa64 08048000 00000000
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel: Call Trace:
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c0103e5a>] show_trace_log_lvl+0x1a/0x30
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c0103f2a>] show_stack_log_lvl+0x9a/0xc0
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c01040d7>] show_registers+0xc7/0x250
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c010441f>] die+0x11f/0x220
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c01045b1>] do_trap+0x91/0xd0
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c0104859>] do_invalid_op+0x89/0xa0
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c0657c22>] error_code+0x72/0x78
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c01ac9ac>] load_elf_binary+0x8cc/0xcf0
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c0181864>] search_binary_handler+0xc4/0x250
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c0181b35>] do_execve+0x145/0x190
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c0101c82>] sys_execve+0x32/0xa0
>> Feb  5 23:26:26 sc-software kernel:  [<c0103102>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb
>
> This means we pass a non-slab pointer from load_elf_binary() to
> kfree() which doesn't seem likely to be a software bug reading the
> code. As Hugh suggested, please run memtest86+.
>

Will do!... Thnx

j

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      reply	other threads:[~2008-02-06 20:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-06 18:13 kerndev
2008-02-06 19:55 ` Hugh Dickins
2008-02-06 20:21   ` kerndev
2008-02-06 20:33     ` Pekka Enberg
2008-02-06 20:38       ` kerndev [this message]

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