Re: 2.5.38-mm1

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Sun Sep 22 2002 - 19:54:31 EST

Adam Kropelin wrote:
> Trying to boot 2.5.38-mm1 on SMP ppro gives an endless stream of oopses. (Well,
> to be honest I only let it scroll for about 30 seconds before declaring it
> "endless" and hitting the reset button.) Same .config on 2.5.38 stock boots
> fine.

It found a bug. Someone is calling kmem_cache_create() in an
atomic region. Plus I think that during startup, in_atomic()
is (probably incorrectly) returning true.

I'll ratelimit it to one message per second.

You can kill the printk at the bottom of kernel/sched.c for now.
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