Contributed by ray on from the crash-test-dummies dept.
Please help Theo shake out those nasty kernel bugs!
There is this diff that has been floating around in developer circles that has already uncovered two bugs.
The kernel has two main memory allocators; a kernel malloc and a pool allocator. The kernel malloc has a variety of corruption checking components, but the pool allocator has traditionally been weak in this department.
It is not yet clear if we want to commit this since it is a bit expensive. That said, this is in snapshots. But it sure would be nice if people who are interested run this themselves, especially if they are running into kernel bugs.
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