Re: [1/1] make bad_page() print all of page->flags

From: Ian Wienand <>
Date: 2004-09-01 17:28:17
On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 11:14:43PM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> (1) is this struct page actually in your virtual mem_map?

I'm assuming so, since when it's turned off it works?

> (2) page->flags looks 32-bit, but ia64 doesn't define
> 	ARCH_HAS_ATOMIC_UNSIGNED that I can tell; what's going on there?
> 	Let's see if those flags are really all zero.

Thanks, I applied the patch and it seems to be all zeros

Bad page state at free_hot_cold_page (in process 'swapper', page e000000004940c98)
flags:0x0000000000000000 mapping:0000000000000000 mapcount:1 count:0
[-- stops again --]

> (3) "stops dead" isn't a very good description; deadlock? livelock?
> 	interrupts on or off?

It doesn't respond to magic-sysrq and I guess it takes an MCA because
it spontaneously reboots after about 10 seconds, though doesn't print
anything useful before it does that.

Thanks for you help,


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