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    >>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Wilcox <Matthew.Wilcox@genedata.com> writes:

    Matthew> On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 02:47:45PM +0530, CHANDRIKA H V
    Matthew> wrote:
    >> *(int *)0 = 0 ;
    >>
    >> What is the meaning/significance of this ?

    Matthew> This is a normal way of causing an Oops. It gets you a stack
    Matthew> backtrace and register dump which may help you find the cause
    Matthew> of the problem.

    And a very bad one indeed since some architectures have page 0 mapped.

    Jes

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