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    SubjectRe: crashme crashes 2.0.20 with guarantee :-(

    On Fri, 20 Sep 1996, Topi Miettinen wrote:
    > Yesterday I ran Tobotras' crashme-2.1 for 10 hours with:
    > nice -20 ./crashme +2000 1234 100 10:00:00 2
    > I only now noticed the following oops in dmesg (the system is
    > still up and running!):
    > warning: you are using an old insmod, no symbols will be inserted!
    > Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 00000000

    Umm, you didn't run crashme as root, did you? The above certainly looks like
    that (bad arguments to the sys_init_module()" system call, but it should
    never get that far unless you're root).

    Now, running crashme as root is "a bad idea". A _really_ bad idea.


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