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SubjectRe: a small doubt
>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Wilcox <> 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.


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