Re: PROBLEM: kernel BUG at page_alloc.c:190!

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Feb 05 2001 - 14:54:29 EST

In article <>,
Jakub Wasielewski <> wrote:
>[1.] One line summary of the problem: kernel BUG at page_alloc.c:190!

I really need the symbolic oops information with the first oops piped
through ksymoops:

>kernel BUG at page_alloc.c:190!

This basically should happen only if the memory zone lists have become
nastily corrupted. But I'd need to see the decode of this:

>Call Trace: [<c012e465>] [<c0123807>] [<c0123884>] [<c0123a3a>] [<c0112e47>] [<c0112ce8>] [<c01137d4>]
> [<c011d99f>] [<c0113d7a>] [<c01090dc>] [<c010002b>]

to get an idea of what was going on at the time.. The other oopses are
not interesting, they're just more result of the corrupted memory maps.

>[7.7.] Other information that might be relevant to the problem:
>Well, as you can see the procs are overclocked (433@541) but that never
>caused me problems. If my bug is caused by overclocking please accept my

This is the likeliest explanation, though. A small amount of cache
corruption due to your quite radically overclocked CPU's can do

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