Re: More pre-2.0.31-1 oops's....

Alan Cox (
Tue, 17 Jun 1997 23:53:04 +0100 (BST)

> Try a "cat /proc/net/dev" and then tell me no ill side effects :) No, at
> this point, your internal kernel device list (or the proc representation of
> said list) is nice and toasty. Fine if you don't need to touch the devices.
> Fine if you don't receive any packets for a device that's toasted. Sucks

No he's seeing a problem with 2.0.31pre when a socket is destroyed while
you are looking at /proc/net/tcp - Dave are you locking that table right ?

The oops is a run off the end of the chain, and isnt harming the machine.
The kernel is killing the process ok. Ok thats an easy to zap one or should

Alan [2.0.29 ;)]