Re: swap_free: weirdness

Alan Cox (
Mon, 8 Jul 1996 09:03:03 +0100 (BST)

> > I am the adm of an ISP and I am running linux-1.2.13 slackware. I am
> > having some problems with a machine that after reporting this
> > "swap_free: weirdness" freezes and sometimes boots.
> Linux 1.2.x is now obsolete. Linux 2.0.x is now the official stable
> release of the kernel. You should upgrade to Linux 2.0.3.

Not neccesarily 1.2.13 is nice and stable. An error like that at boot
suggests something more like a memory error on the board. There is also
a post 1.2.13 project fixing the odd bugs in 1.2.13 for a maximal stability
kernel based on old technology. Quite handy for many ISP's