Re: [BUG] 2.6.3 Slab corruption: errors are triggered when memory exceeds 2.5GB (correction)

From: Darren Williams <dsw_at_gelato.unsw.edu.au>
Date: 2004-02-24 12:14:58
Hi Darren

On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, Darren Williams wrote:

> 
> On Ia64 Itanium 1 machines with more than 2.5GB of RAM the follwing error is triggered.
>  
> slab error in check_poison_obj(): cache `size-16384': object was modified after freeing
> 
> The machine that triggered the error above is an
> 
> i2000 HP workstation
> 4gb RAM
> 1gb SWAP
> 
> An identical machine with 3GB ram produces:
                            ^^^
 
> slab error in check_poison_obj(): cache `size-2048': object was modified after freeing
> 
> if the amount of RAM is reduced to 2.5GB or less then the errors do not appear.
                                     ^^^^^ 

> Kernel logs and configs can be found at:
> http://quasar.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dsw/public-files/lemon-debug/
> 
> 
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