Re: 3.16.1 - general protection fault
From: Dr. David Alan Gilbert
Date: Tue Sep 30 2014 - 10:51:01 EST
* Dr. David Alan Gilbert (dave@xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> * Marcin Gibula (m.gibula@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Hi Marcin,
> > Hi,
> > I've been playing with 3.16 kernel on my test machine as a KVM
> > hypervisor and encountered the following crash twice (almost identical
> > backtraces).
> > Sep 24 09:39:31 dev4 kernel: general protection fault: 0000 [#1] SMP
> > This machine is serving as NFS client and KVM hypervisor. I'm still
> > not sure how to trigger it reliably (right now, I just have to run
> > ubuntu instalation in VM guest multiple times and sometimes it
> > triggers).
> > Attaching .config, slub.s and disassembled __kmalloc_node_track_caller function.
> Yes, I hit something similar:
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-nfs/msg46047.html 'nfs: disallow duplicate pages in pgio page vectors'
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-nfs/msg46048.html 'nfs: can_coalesce_requests must enforce contiguity'
> seem to stop the GPF's/crashes, although there's still something else
> going on with a corruption I'm seeing every so often.
And that 'something else' seems to be fixed by:
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