Kernel Bug Tracker – Bug 25822
[BUG] kernel BUG at mm/truncate.c:479! on 2.6.37-rc8
Last modified: 2011-03-06 12:29:58 UTC
Subject : [BUG] kernel BUG at mm/truncate.c:479! on 2.6.37-rc8
Submitter : Gurudas Pai <email@example.com>
Date : 2010-12-29 6:58
Message-ID : 4D1AD935.firstname.lastname@example.org
References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=129360511222037&w=2
This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.36. Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
This isn't anything to do with NFS. page mapping races definitely lie within the
bailiwick of the VM maintainers.
I have tested this with patch given by Hugh , and it worked for me. Patch is available in following location. Is this included in mainline ?
Andrew, did you get the patch from Miklos? (see https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/1/20/122 for why I'm asking this)
Miklos's most recent patch for this is at:
An executive summary of the thread that followed would be that hch dislikes the bloat, as we all do, but Miklos and I don't see a decent alternative (and hch has not proposed one).
Patch : https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/1/20/163
Handled-By : Miklos Szeredi <email@example.com>
Fixed by commit 2aa15890f3c191326678f1bd68af61ec6b8753ec