linux-2.6 module: Choose SLAB allocator endless loop
criggenbach at magahugu.net
Wed Jul 11 14:06:19 CEST 2007
Am Mittwoch, 11. Juli 2007 14.01:54 schrieb Zbigniew Luszpinski:
> Wednesday 11 of July 2007 13:25:46 Duncan Gibson wrote:
> > > Someone tried kernel 2.6.22(.1) (linux-2.6 module) and ended up with:
> > > "Choose SLAB allocator
> > >
> > >> 1. SLAB (SLAB)
> > >
> > > 2. SLUB (Unqueued Allocator) (SLUB) (NEW)"
> > > endless loop flying thru the screen?
> > > Just would like to know if this is global bug or it is just my machine
> > > only.
> > I ran "lunar update" last night and picked up the latest linux-2.6(.22)
> > but I always say Yes to configure the kernel, even though I just exit
> > immediately from the "make menuconfig" screens. Otherwise the update
> > runs "make oldconfig" and that can give the endless input loop problem
> > that you describe. IIRC, it can also loop on processor type selection.
> Not this one. I always say [y] too. Then in kernel menu load file 2622 with
> my config I use in all kernels. After loading I review and fine tune all
> options and save config to file with current kernel version (that is why I
> write about 2622 file) and then do ESC, ESC. I have never had such problem
> before. I use this way of kernel configuring since 3 years.
> In attachment bziped 2622 file (I tested it too with 18.104.22.168). Maybe
> someone would be interested in trying it. The SLAB problem appears in few
> seconds after hitting ESC,ESC to quit menuconfig. No needed to wait till
> compilation starts.
> I tried to manually do make. Then SLAB question is not looped but appear
i had this problem also. then i tried to configure the kernel with qconf
("prefer xconfig over menuconfig [n] --> y") and it goes well.
with kind regards
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