Re: OOps 2.4.0-test1 in 2 easy steps - gpm bug ( + serial bug + mount -o loop bug for free )

From: David Fries (
Date: Thu Jun 22 2000 - 17:37:08 EST

On Thu, Jun 22, 2000 at 10:50:29PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > I have _some_ problems with serial port / slip: on detach, I get
> > recursive oops sometimes (backtrace is longer and longer and longer),
> > machine is completely dead.
> Put a while(1); in the oops printer so you print the call trace and stop
> see what the first oops is. Odd are nobody is testing slip much right now.
> Let me know what the trace shows

If you have two machines and a serial null modem I prefer to capture the
oops over the serial port. Default baud rate is 9600 (unless you change
it), add the kernel argument console=ttyS0. Run minicom on the other
computer with logging enabled. Saves on typing.

                | David Fries |
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