From: Pekka Enberg on
Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Le mercredi 24 mars 2010 à 16:14 -0500, Christoph Lameter a écrit :
>> Here is a patch for the second case. I think its better since it results
>> in an error display and it avoids the alloc for each slab. Add this piece
>> to your patch?
>> Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <cl(a)>
> Sure, here is third version :
> Thanks
> [PATCH] slub: Potential stack overflow
> I discovered that we can overflow stack if CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG=y and use
> slabs with many objects, since list_slab_objects() and process_slab()
> use DECLARE_BITMAP(map, page->objects);
> With 65535 bits, we use 8192 bytes of stack ...
> Switch these allocations to dynamic allocations.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet(a)>
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <cl(a)>

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