[arch-general] Corrupted low memory error

Gaurish Sharma contact at gaurishsharma.com
Fri May 28 17:01:29 EDT 2010

I am getting the following error while resuming from suspend2ram. Its
a fully updated x86_64 machine. I tried the default ARCH + ck kernel,
occurs on both. Is it a hardware or software problem? any fixes for

Corrupted low memory at ffff88000000d278 (d278 phys) = 400000000000
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WARNING: at arch/x86/kernel/check.c:134 check_for_bios_corruption+0xe5/0xf0()
Hardware name: G31M-ES2L
Memory corruption detected in low memory
Modules linked in: rfcomm sco bridge stp llc bnep l2cap usbhid hid
btusb bluetooth rfkill cpufreq_powersave cpufreq_ondemand
snd_hda_codec_realtek acpi_cpufreq freq_table snd_hda_intel
snd_hda_codec vboxnetflt snd_hwdep snd_pcm snd_timer ppdev uhci_hcd
parport_pc snd soundcore snd_page_alloc processor thermal button sg
vboxdrv led_class ehci_hcd nvidia(P) evdev usbcore iTCO_wdt
iTCO_vendor_support intel_agp r8169 mii pcspkr fuse lp parport
i2c_i801 i2c_core rtc_cmos rtc_core rtc_lib ext4 mbcache jbd2 crc16
sd_mod sr_mod cdrom ata_generic pata_acpi ata_piix libata scsi_mod
Pid: 7, comm: events/0 Tainted: P           2.6.33-ck #1
Call Trace:
 [<ffffffff81048126>] warn_slowpath_common+0x76/0xb0
 [<ffffffff810481bc>] warn_slowpath_fmt+0x3c/0x40
 [<ffffffff8102dbd5>] check_for_bios_corruption+0xe5/0xf0
 [<ffffffff8102dbe0>] ? check_corruption+0x0/0x30
 [<ffffffff8102dbe9>] check_corruption+0x9/0x30
 [<ffffffff81063873>] worker_thread+0x173/0x320
 [<ffffffff81068a10>] ? autoremove_wake_function+0x0/0x40
 [<ffffffff81063700>] ? worker_thread+0x0/0x320
 [<ffffffff8106849e>] kthread+0x8e/0xa0
 [<ffffffff8100ad24>] kernel_thread_helper+0x4/0x10
 [<ffffffff81068410>] ? kthread+0x0/0xa0
 [<ffffffff8100ad20>] ? kernel_thread_helper+0x0/0x10
---[ end trace bfe1355d41729abc ]---

Gaurish Sharma

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