Re: reproduceable GPF in 2.0.23 with Quota when unmounting /proc

Jon Lewis (
Sun, 27 Oct 1996 21:14:35 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 28 Oct 1996, Philip Blundell wrote:

> > Obviously, you can't unmount it unless your root, and root can always do
> > lots of things that would cause an oops or downright crash the machine.
> You want to unmount /proc on shutdown (umount -a) and it's quite important
> that your machine not crash then (because otherwise your other filesystems
> won't get unmounted).

The odd thing is that though people say it is 100% reproducable, I can't
make it happen. I'd be interested in exchanging kernels with someone who
is seeing this happen. I wonder if it's a combination of things in the
kernel and the gcc version used to compile?

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