Re: Exceptions at [<c012cxxx>] (c01xxxxx)
Mon, 3 Feb 1997 21:06:58 -0600 (CST)

On Tue, 4 Feb 1997, Murple wrote:

> Hello!
> I have found the following a few times in my logs, the most recently being
> about 20 minutes ago. It may not be relevant, but it happened about 15 mins
> before my X server died of a seg fault, while I was trying to read a
> multi-part email with a graphical font.
> Jan 28 03:26:16 ikkles kernel: Exception at [<c012c228>] (c019e8e4)
> Jan 29 17:19:56 ikkles kernel: Exception at [<c012c234>] (c01a1d34)
> Jan 30 02:56:59 ikkles kernel: Exception at [<c012c234>] (c01a1d34)
> Jan 31 04:42:04 ikkles kernel: Exception at [<c012c6ec>] (c01a89c4)
> Jan 31 18:55:43 ikkles kernel: Exception at [<c012c6d8>] (c01a89a4)
> Feb 4 03:39:56 ikkles kernel: Exception at [<c012c6d8>] (c01a8be4)
> The first of these at leaast was with kernel 2.1.23, the remainder probably
> with 2.1.24 There is nothing else in the logs anywhere near these. Should
> I be worrying about them?

Basically, this means that some process passed an invalid pointer to the
kernel. Check out Documentation/exception.txt, and arch/i386/mm/fault.c.
This really isn't much to worry about.

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