Re: 2.0.pre31-2 + Werner patch of Aug 1: Bunch of Oopses.

Michael J. Maravillo (
Wed, 6 Aug 1997 13:06:53 +0800 (GMT+0800)

On Mon, 4 Aug 1997, Michael J. Maravillo wrote:
>On Sun, 3 Aug 1997, Philippe Strauss wrote:
>>This was while doing 'tar xzvf linux-2.0.27.tar.gz'. Uptime was
>>something around 5 hours. 64MB of Ram. 64MB of swap. P5 166, Debian 1.3.1
>>+ updates, ncr53c8xx scsi driver.
>>Full list of patches is:
>>buffer werner 1.8.97
>>ext2 error handling
>>3000 filehandles
>>file table simple fix
>>pre31-2 (DaveM)
>>patches printout
>>I then went to X to try to capture the procmeter window, but starting
>>XEmacs by mistake (instead of XV), X froze, console froze (GGI, when? :)
>>I was able to login via ssh and reboot almost cleanely (unmount got
>>stuck on unmounting /usr, (tar xzvf was in /usr/src)).
>I'm currently using Dave's pre-2.0.31-2 + Werner's Aug. 1 buffer patch
>on a not so loaded cache server running squid 1.NOVM.11 and X. Intel
>P-166. 64MB ram. 64MB swap. Updated RedHat 4.0. libc 5.4.33. It's
>been up for 1 day so far...

Oops! The machine froze a while ago after 3 days of uptime. :(
I was running X with 2 netscape windows and 1 rxvt.

general protection: 0000
CPU: 0
EIP: 0010:[tcp_recvmsg+368/1036]
EFLAGS: 00010217
eax: f000e987 ebx: 00000000 ecx: 0362ac30 edx: f000f84d
esi: 0362accc edi: 00000199 ebp: 0362ac0c esp: 03813ee8
ds: 0018 es: 0018 fs: 002b gs: 002b ss: 0018
Process squid (pid: 281, process nr: 26, stackpage=03813000)
Stack: 0362ac0c 03813f7c 00000000 00000800 664cc94d 0362ac30 00000000 00000199
03851018 00fe5048 564dc001 00150fae 0362ac0c 03813f78 0000fe66 00000800
00000000 03813f7c 0000ffff 00fe5000 080b2468 00fe508c 00136de3 00fe508c
Call Trace: [inet_recvmsg+114/136]
Code: 8a 40 0d a8 02 74 04 ff 4c 24 10 8b 7c 24 10 39 7b 30 0f 87

I'll send the gdb output if anyone needs it...

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