Re: Unable to handle kernel paging request

Ion Badulescu (
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 16:34:32 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 24 Feb 1997, Jon Lewis wrote:

> > Kernel 2.0.29 with minimal modifications, libc 5.4.23.
> libc 5.4.17 here. I compiled the program with debugging, got a core dump,
> and gdb says the program segfaulted trying to access a bad memory location
> during the strncpy (buf, p, 100).

Which is correct, p references a non-readable memory area. What does all
this have to do with an oops in the ext2 code?!

Really, folks, can you try out Bernd's code and see if it oopses on your
particular configuration? Please? :) Drop me a message if you got rid of
the message and I'll forward it to you.


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