[linux-lvm] 2.4.0-test10-pre4 oops with LVM

Ingo Oeser ingo.oeser at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Mon Oct 23 22:49:53 UTC 2000

On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 07:07:52PM -0700, Myles Uyema wrote:
> This kernel panic occurred when I attempted to dump my ext2 filesystem
> /home onto /mnt/ide/backup.  My exact dump command was:
> dump -0 -u -M -f /mnt/ide/backup/home -B 2096128 /home
> I believe dump managed to start reading directories before the oops
> occurred...Haven't been able to duplicate the oops on 2.4.0-test9.

Content-Description: 2.4.0-test10pre4 oops log
> Oct 19 17:58:13 uyema kernel: kernel BUG at vmscan.c:102!

Remove lines 101-104 in mm/vmscan.c of linux-2.4.0-test10-pre4.

Someone was a bit too paranoid in MM handling ;-)

MM guys and even Linus would tell you the same[1].


Ingo Oeser

[1] As they did already for other people facing this problem.
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