Re: kswapd problems with 2.4.{9,10}

From: Dieter Nützel (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 20:59:16 EST

Hallo Andrea,

could this mlock related, too?

mlockall() failed, exiting. mlock: Operation not permitted


SunWave1#unlimit coredumpsize
Speicherschutzverletzung (core dumped)

Loaded symbols for /usr/X11R6/lib/
Reading symbols from /lib/
Loaded symbols for /lib/
#0 0x8048f91 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbffff344) at latencytest.c:233
233 if(strcmp(argv[1],"none"))
(gdb) bt
#0 0x8048f91 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbffff344) at latencytest.c:233
#1 0x400c1baf in __libc_start_main () from /lib/
(gdb) info registers
eax 0x0 0
ecx 0x5 5
edx 0xf7f 3967
ebx 0x1 1
esp 0xbffff224 0xbffff224
ebp 0xbffff2dc 0xbffff2dc
esi 0x0 0
edi 0x804a761 134522721
eip 0x8048f91 0x8048f91
eflags 0x10246 66118
cs 0x23 35
ss 0x2b 43
ds 0x2b 43
es 0x2b 43
fs 0x2b 43
gs 0x2b 43
fctrl 0x37f 895
fstat 0x0 0
ftag 0x0 0
fiseg 0x0 0
fioff 0x0 0
foseg 0x0 0
fooff 0x0 0
fop 0x0 0

It worked with 2.4.10 (-preX) and 2.4.11-pre1 (I think).
But _NOT_ with 2.4.11-pre2+ (2.4.11-pre5 + preempt :-) currently.

Do you need the coredump file?

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