Kernel Bug Tracker – Bug 14011
Kernel paging request failed in kmem_cache_alloc
Last modified: 2009-08-26 21:01:57 UTC
Subject : Oops w/ 2.6.31-rc5-git5
Submitter : Matthias Dahl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date : 2009-08-10 22:26
References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=124993603825082&w=4
This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.30. Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
On Wednesday 26 August 2009, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 5:01 PM, Matthias Dahl<email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Can you reproduce the bug without the proprietary nvidia module that
> >> seems to be loaded?
> > I am sorry but I forgot to test that and right now I am not very keen on
> > trying again since this is my primary machine and I had quite some fs
> > corruption (ext4 on md raid5 -> no barriers) the last times. :-( But this also
> > happened w/o Xorg ever being run during that session (though naturally the
> > nvidia kernel module was still loaded).
> Sure, I can understand that. The bug looks like regular slab
> corruption which could have been caused the nvidia blob. So I think
> the issue should be closed unless someone can reproduce it without the