Debug: sleeping function called from invalid context at mm/slab.c:1856

From: Felipe Contreras
Date: Mon Nov 03 2003 - 03:24:51 EST


Probably this is a known issue, and might be I should send this message to the
ACPI list, but I tought that considering the current state of the linux kernel
might be someone could be interested in this.

I'm getting this message about every 10 secconds. It seems to be a debug
warning, but it's annoying.

kernel: Debug: sleeping function called from invalid context at mm/slab.c:1856
kernel: in_atomic():1, irqs_disabled():0
kernel: Call Trace:
kernel: [<c011ae0f>] __might_sleep+0xab/0xcc
kernel: [<c013a9a5>] __kmalloc+0x93/0x9a
kernel: [<c01bad82>] acpi_os_allocate+0x10/0x14
kernel: [<c01ce618>] acpi_ut_callocate+0x2f/0x73
kernel: [<c01c80d3>] acpi_ns_internalize_name+0x43/0x77
kernel: [<c01c79fa>] acpi_ns_evaluate_relative+0x32/0xad
kernel: [<c01c63e9>] acpi_hw_low_level_read+0x5e/0xa1
kernel: [<c01c63e9>] acpi_hw_low_level_read+0x5e/0xa1
kernel: [<c01c735e>] acpi_evaluate_object+0x103/0x1a5
kernel: [<c01d35c6>] acpi_ec_gpe_query+0xd7/0xf1
kernel: [<c01c0437>] acpi_ev_gpe_dispatch+0x34/0x109
kernel: [<c01c02ff>] acpi_ev_gpe_detect+0xc2/0x110
kernel: [<c01beed3>] acpi_ev_sci_xrupt_handler+0x13/0x1c
kernel: [<c01baee7>] acpi_irq+0xf/0x1a
kernel: [<c010b924>] handle_IRQ_event+0x39/0x62
kernel: [<c01baed8>] acpi_irq+0x0/0x1a
kernel: [<c010bc57>] do_IRQ+0x99/0x144
kernel: [<c010a398>] common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
kernel: [<c01d592b>] acpi_processor_idle+0xe9/0x1e5
kernel: [<c0105000>] rest_init+0x0/0x60
kernel: [<c01080b7>] cpu_idle+0x2f/0x38
kernel: [<c0312680>] start_kernel+0x150/0x15d
kernel: [<c031240e>] unknown_bootoption+0x0/0xf8

Felipe Contreras
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