[OpenAFS] Linux kernel panic, OpenAFS client, gconf

Miles Davis miles@cs.stanford.edu
Thu, 17 Jun 2004 21:21:01 -0700

On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 11:03:42AM -0400, Derrick J Brashear wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jun 2004, Jan-Marc Pilawa wrote:
> means you got a vcache entry with no (zero) refcount.
> i assume it's not easily reproducible? if there were a way to repeat it i
> could probably crush this.

Depends on your definition of easy:


(Sorry, it's 107MB).

I've only tested this on RedHat 9 systems. Install the RPMS under setup/, 
along with gnome-python2-gconf and XFree86-Xvfb from the distro. Then

cd rhythmbox; bin/make-runs 1 32000

Prior to Chas's first patch, this crashed with a kernel panic within 
minutes. Post-patch, it took over a day. (this bug is only on SMP 

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