Re: Problems with 2.1.42
Sun, 08 Jun 1997 00:04:50 +0200

Alan Cox <> writes:
>Even with the slab fixed applied 2.1.42 is dumping when I try to start X11.The
>crash occurs because as X starts it does an SIOCGIFCONF and something ate
>the list it walks. The list is ok until X starts loading.

Have you tried with the memory debugging stuff in slab.c turned on?
I've found this very useful in tracking memory usage problems in the
networking code.

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