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Re: Kernel Ooops probably in conjunction with lvm



Hi,

On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 04:20:32PM +0200, Wiktor Wodecki wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 02:32:32PM +0100, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> > Is this a large-memory (>=1GB) box?  It appears that we've got a
> > buffer_head whose "b_data" is 0x900, which indicates that the buffer
> > ...
> 
> No, I've only got about 256 megs in it. But the lvm partition I suspect is about 52 gig.

Hmm.  That's weird, and bad.  We shouldn't ever get buffer_heads with
b_data of 0x0900 unless it's highmem.

> > Once ext3-0.9.11 is out for 2.4.11-pre*, I'd suggest giving that a try
> > and seeing if you can reproduce this.  I'm 99% sure it's not an ext3
> > fault, though --- the footprint is clearly a highmem buffer_head
> > occurring where we don't expect ever to see one.
> 
> will do that. I guess there'll be an announcment on the list?

Yes.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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