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Date:   Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:05:04 -0500 (CDT)
From:   Christopher Lameter <>
To:     Josh Poimboeuf <>
cc:     kernel test robot <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        Andy Lutomirski <>,
        Borislav Petkov <>,
        Brian Gerst <>,
        Denys Vlasenko <>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>, Jiri Slaby <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Mike Galbraith <>,
        Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        LKML <>,,, Pekka Enberg <>,
        David Rientjes <>,
        Joonsoo Kim <>,
        Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [lkp-robot] [x86/kconfig]  81d3871900:

On Wed, 11 Oct 2017, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:

> I failed to add the slab maintainers to CC on the last attempt.  Trying
> again.

Hmmm... Yea. SLOB is rarely used and tested. Good illustration of a simple
allocator and the K&R mechanism that was used in the early kernels.

> > Adding the slub maintainers.  Is slob still supposed to work?

Have not seen anyone using it in a decade or so.

Does the same config with SLUB and slub_debug on the commandline run

> > I have no idea how that crypto panic could could be related to slob, but
> > at least it goes away when I switch to slub.

Can you run SLUB with full debug? specify slub_debug on the commandline or

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