Re: 2.3.49: kernel BUG at page_alloc.c:88!

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Sun Mar 19 2000 - 22:08:09 EST

>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Morton <> writes:

Andrew> This occurred twice, within a second, after running 2.3.49 for
Andrew> around ten hours. It happened during a kernel build. It's a
Andrew> pretty vanilla x86 build. Compiled for SMP, running on a UP.
Andrew> I am, however, using a development version of the compiler.
Andrew> The machine pages a bit (64 megs).

First thing to do is to use a known to be stable compiler (you didn't
specify which version you were using). Second, run a UP kernel on a UP

The BUG! in page_alloc. is normally due to memory corruption, often
because of hardware problems or maybe because the compiler you use
over optimizes things.


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