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Re: [Xen-devel] bug: slab corruption (net backend?)

> >Looks like xen allocates via kmem_cache_alloc() and releases via
> >kfree(), which is illegal according to a comment in mm/slab.c

Actually this isn't in arch/xen code, so native linux probably
does the same.

> I think this works because kfree calls  kmem_cache_free after finding 
> the cache pointer it has squirreled away.

Hmm, maybe the comment is outdated then ...


panic("it works"); /* avoid being flooded with debug messages */

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