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From: Dave Jones <>
To: Chris Wright <>
Subject: Re: panic on bootup due to __GFP_ZERO patch
Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2005 15:00:47 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sat, Jan 08, 2005 at 01:06:30AM -0800, Chris Wright wrote:
 > I'm getting a panic during pidmap_init with a backtrace that looks
 > something like:
 > buffered_rmqueue
 > __alloc_pages
 > get_zeroed_page
 > pidmap_init
 > start_kernel
 > Reverting the __GFP_ZERO patch fixes the issue, haven't drilled down
 > any deeper yet to see what in the patch is causing the problem.  This is
 > x86 w/out HIGHMEM (and no NUMA).

ACK, there has been a number of folks hit by this since I updated
the Fedora rawhide kernel to snapshots including this change.

I've also hit in on my test box that has 256MB.
The pattern so far does seem to be 'no highmem', though
I've not actually tried a recent snapshot on my highmem box.


  reply	other threads:[~2005-01-08 20:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2005-01-08  9:06 panic on bootup due to __GFP_ZERO patch Chris Wright
2005-01-08 20:00 ` Dave Jones [this message]
2005-01-09  9:45 ` Andrew Morton
2005-01-09 15:56   ` [PATCH] Fixes for prep_zero_page Zwane Mwaikambo
2005-01-09 20:52     ` Andrew Morton
2005-01-09 21:32       ` Zwane Mwaikambo
2005-01-09 22:48         ` Chris Wright
2005-01-10  4:18           ` Zwane Mwaikambo
2005-01-13  5:05             ` Zwane Mwaikambo
2005-01-13 18:24               ` Chris Wright
2005-01-14  0:50                 ` Zwane Mwaikambo

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