Kernel Bug Tracker – Bug 11838
general protection fault: from release_blocks_on_commit
Last modified: 2008-11-06 12:45:50 UTC
Subject : general protection fault: from release_blocks_on_commit
Submitter : Eric Paris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date : 2008-10-21 14:03
References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/10/21/248
This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.27. Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
Reportedly caused by:
Author: Theodore Ts'o <email@example.com>
Date: Thu Oct 16 20:00:24 2008 -0400
ext4: Replace hackish ext4_mb_poll_new_transaction with commit callback
On Monday, 27 of October 2008, Eric Paris wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-10-25 at 22:06 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > This message has been generated automatically as a part of a report
> > of recent regressions.
> > The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> > from 2.6.27. Please verify if it still should be listed and let me know
> > (either way).
> > Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11838
> > Subject : general protection fault: from release_blocks_on_commit
> > Submitter : Eric Paris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Date : 2008-10-21 14:03 (5 days old)
> > References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/10/21/248
> Pulled from Linus's git today so it is a 2.6.28-rc2+ kernel and this is
> still a regression I was able to hit.
Handled-By : Theodore Tso <email@example.com>
Patch : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122516096811142&w=4
I'll be pushing this patch to Linus shortly.
The patch was pushed to Linus in 2.6.28-rc3, commit ID 6c20ec8503.