Re: Unable to handle kernel paging request [ext2 problem]

Ion Badulescu (
Tue, 25 Feb 1997 16:31:16 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 25 Feb 1997 wrote:

> Just to further confuse things, I don't get oopses at all, either with or
> without core dumps. That's a 2.1.26 kernel, libc 5.4.17, gcc, binutils

That's the point. 2.1.26 catches an exception and continues without
oopsing, while 2.0.x relies on verify_area (which is inexistant in
ext2_file_write) to check the pointer.


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