Re: [BUG] 2.6.3 Slab corruption: errors are triggered when memory exceeds 2GB

From: Darren Williams <dsw_at_gelato.unsw.edu.au>
Date: 2004-02-24 20:45:35
Hi Josh

Yes this machine has the replacement processor as of about 3 months ago
when the old replacement died, due to excessive heat.

Thanks
Darren


On Mon, 23 Feb 2004, Josh Cady wrote:

> Have you already had your recalled processors replaced by HP?  
> Following the replacement of the processors on my i2000 I've had better 
> luck with the 82 lb. beast, but never experienced the error you 
> mentioned to begin with.
> 
> Josh Cady
> jdcady@ouray.cudenver.edu
> 
> On Feb 23, 2004, at 5:22 PM, 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 2.5GB ram produces:
> >
> >slab error in check_poison_obj(): cache `size-2048': object was 
> >modified after freeing
> >
> >if the amount of RAM is reduced to 2GB 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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