Re: 2.4.11 oops

From: Brian Gerst (
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 17:26:11 EST

Bob Matthews wrote:
> Linus,
> I've received an oops while booting 2.4.11 on two different SMP
> machines. The kernel was SMP, HIGHMEM=64G with sym53c8xx, 3c59x,
> eepro100, aic7xx and megaraid drivers statically linked.
> eax: 37e8ace4 ebx: 00000001 ecx: 00000001 edx: c02e1990
> Code; c013d941 <exec_mmap+111/1f0> <=====
> 0: 0f 22 d8 mov %eax,%cr3 <=====

What looks like happened here is that the pgd pointer isn't properly
aligned (it should be 32 byte aligned and 0x37e8ace4 is not). Do you
have slab debugging turned on? I think this has been fixed already in
the AC kernels.


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