Re: Crash in init() in 1.3.26..1.3.32

Dick Streefland (
Mon, 16 Oct 1995 18:37:46 +0100 (MET)

| Since kernel version 1.3.26, I cannot boot from a bootflop without
| directly crashing the kernel. The root filesystem on the floppy neither
| has an 'init' process nor an /etc/rc script. Instead, /bin/sh is forked
| directly by init(). I added some printf() calls to init(), and found out
| that the crash occurs during the _exit() call in the following code
| fragment:

I just tried kernel 1.3.34, and it works again!

Thanks Linus,

Dick Streefland              ////         Tasking Software BV            (@ @)             The Netherlands