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Re: [XFS on bad superblock] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer de

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [XFS on bad superblock] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 00000003
From: Fengguang Wu <fengguang.wu@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:38:34 +0800
Cc: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, "ocfs2-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <ocfs2-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 11:33:00AM +0800, Fengguang Wu wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 11:26:37AM +0800, Fengguang Wu wrote:
> > Dave,
> > 
> > > I note that you have CONFIG_SLUB=y, which means that the cache slabs
> > > are shared with objects of other types. That means that the memory
> > > corruption problem is likely to be caused by one of the other
> > > filesystems that is probing the block device(s), not XFS.
> > 
> > Good to know that, it would easy to test then: just turn off every
> > other filesystems. I'll try it right away.
> Seems that we don't even need to do that. A dig through the oops
> database and I find stack dumps from other FS.
> This happens in the kernel with same kconfig and commit 3.12-rc1.

Here is a summary of all FS with oops:

    411 ocfs2_fill_super
    189 xfs_fs_fill_super
     86 jfs_fill_super
     50 isofs_fill_super
     33 fat_fill_super
     18 vfat_fill_super
     15 msdos_fill_super
     11 ext2_fill_super
     10 ext3_fill_super
      3 reiserfs_fill_super


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