Re: 2.6.34-rc3, BUG at mm/slab.c:2989

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Thu Apr 01 2010 - 13:59:54 EST

On Thu, 1 Apr 2010, Heinz Diehl wrote:

> Apr 1 18:20:33 liesel kernel: kernel BUG at mm/slab.c:2989!

Typical for slab metadata corruption. You need to run with debugging on.

Switch to SLUB and set SLUB_DEBUG_ON. Reboot and reproduce situation.
Check the syslog after while. SLUB will repair the situation and continue
if possible. There may not be failure.

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