[Bug 934] New: NFS client getting repeated kernel bugs with mm/slab.c:1696

From: Martin J. Bligh (mbligh@aracnet.com)
Date: Thu Jul 17 2003 - 10:06:56 EST


           Summary: NFS client getting repeated kernel bugs with
    Kernel Version: 2.6.0-test1
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
             Owner: trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no
         Submitter: robbiew@us.ibm.com

Distribution:SuSE 8.0

Hardware Environment:
# cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 8
model name : Pentium III (Coppermine)
stepping : 10
cpu MHz : 864.111
cache size : 256 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov
pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse
bogomips : 1708.03

256 Mb of RAM
512 Mb of Swap Space

Software Environment:
Gnu C 2.95.3
Gnu make 3.79.1
util-linux 2.11z
mount 2.11z
module-init-tools 2.4.12
e2fsprogs 1.26
jfsutils 1.0.15
xfsprogs 2.0.0
quota-tools 3.03.
PPP 2.4.1
isdn4k-utils 3.1pre4
Linux C Library x 1 root root 1394238 Mar 23
2002 /lib/libc.so.6
Dynamic linker (ldd) 2.2.5
Procps 3.1.5
Net-tools 1.60
Kbd 1.06
Sh-utils 2.0
nfs-utils 1.0.4
No Modules Loaded

Problem Description: While performing the test scenario described at
http://ltp.sf.net, I receive the following kernel BUG over 100 times on the
client. I realize if I turn off Kernel Debugging I won't receive these
messages. However, I believe these reported BUGS are causing the errors I get
when I attempt to remove the created files and filesystems over NFS. Here is
the bug:
kernel BUG at mm/slab.c:1696!
invalid operand: 0000 [#101]
CPU: 0
EIP: 0060:[<c0130da8>] Not tainted
EFLAGS: 00010016
EIP is at cache_alloc_refill+0x114/0x2d0
eax: 002158c3 ebx: 00000006 ecx: cfdacf50 edx: cfdacf68
esi: 00000002 edi: 00000010 ebp: ca227ce8 esp: ca227cb4
ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068
Process fsstress (pid: 1736, threadinfo=ca226000 task=cab559c0)
Stack: 00000000 cfdacf3c 00000282 ca227cd0 00000006 cf402f20 ca227e8c 00000000
       cfdacf48 cfdacf50 00200200 cfdacf68 cfda8948 ca227d0c c0131224 cfdacf3c
       000000d0 00000000 cf772124 cfe8da30 ca227d90 00000000 ca227d1c c019729f
Call Trace:
 [<c0131224>] kmem_cache_alloc+0x4c/0x118
 [<c019729f>] nfs_alloc_inode+0x13/0x3c
 [<c01544d6>] alloc_inode+0x16/0x148
 [<c0154e22>] get_new_inode+0x12/0xc4
 [<c015515d>] iget5_locked+0x7d/0x88
 [<c0195ffc>] nfs_find_actor+0x0/0xb0
 [<c01960ac>] nfs_init_locked+0x0/0x3c
 [<c0196193>] __nfs_fhget+0x5f/0x328
 [<c0195ffc>] nfs_find_actor+0x0/0xb0
 [<c01960ac>] nfs_init_locked+0x0/0x3c
 [<c019612b>] nfs_fhget+0x43/0x4c
 [<c0193eaf>] nfs_instantiate+0x57/0xac
 [<c019418f>] nfs_mkdir+0x9f/0xe0
 [<c01537d5>] d_alloc+0x19/0x1c0
 [<c01941ff>] nfs_rmdir+0x2f/0x70
 [<c014b866>] permission+0x26/0x3c
 [<c014d171>] vfs_mkdir+0x71/0x9c
 [<c014d229>] sys_mkdir+0x8d/0xd4
 [<c010a773>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb

Code: 0f 0b a0 06 67 8f 39 c0 8b 55 f8 8b 04 82 83 f8 ff 75 d5 8b
I attached a dump of fs/nfs/inode.o and mm/slab.o also.

Steps to reproduce: Execute to the testplan described at http://ltp.sf.net

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