On 2/2/06, Dave Jones <[email protected]> wrote:
> In the case where we detect a single bit has been flipped, we spew
> the usual slab corruption message, which users instantly think
> is a kernel bug. In a lot of cases, single bit errors are
> down to bad memory, or other hardware failure.
> This patch adds an extra line to the slab debug messages in those
> cases, in the hope that users will try memtest before they report a bug.
> 000: 6b 6b 6b 6b 6a 6b 6b 6b 6b 6b 6b 6b 6b 6b 6b 6b
> Single bit error detected. Possibly bad RAM. Please run memtest86.
> Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <[email protected]>
Looks good to me.
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