On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 08:14:43PM -0600, Ivan Gyurdiev wrote:
> errors. I also did an xfs_repair on the system, which corrected problems..
> However, thunderbird still generates the following oops, and then it
> becomes unkillable. Do you think this is most likely due to:
> - memory is still defective
> - there's corruption on-disk which isn't fixed
> - this is an actual bug in xfs
> Note that there's no input/output errors after the oops, and only
> thunderbird causes this (so far).
Do you know if the kernel was low on memory at the time? (any
signs of allocation failures in your system log?)
This looks like a memory allocation failure which hasn't been
gracefully handled (or approriately retried) in XFS - there's
a few patches being worked on to improve this, but they aren't
ready to be merged in just yet.
> EFLAGS: 00010206 (2.6.6-1.406)
> EIP is at xfs_bmbt_set_all+0x2f/0x5c [xfs]
> Process thunderbird-bin (pid: 3799, threadinfo=04b32000 task=041aadf0)
> [<0a8c48f7>] xfs_bmap_insert_exlist+0x97/0xae [xfs]
> [<0a8c1cc7>] xfs_bmap_add_extent_hole_delay+0x42f/0x485 [xfs]