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

Bernd Schmidt (crux@Pool.Informatik.RWTH-Aachen.DE)
Thu, 27 Feb 1997 14:03:49 +0100 (MET)

> 4. I got stack traces with do_truncate as well as __brelse as the
> next return addresses on the stack, however neither of these two functions
> call ext2_file_write directly:
> do_truncate: call vmtruncate
> __brelse : call refile_buffer

That's probably some uninitialized data on the stack which some routine
allocated and didn't write to and which gets mistakenly interpreted as return
address by the stack-trace output routine. Those were probably called _before_