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SubjectRe: BIG PROBLEM

On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > i've compiled the kernel 2.4.4 , once i finish and boot the first time on
> > 2.4.4 everything goses ok ,
> > only too problemes
> > 1st- klogd takes 100% CPU time
>
> Old old versions of klogd had bugs where they would do that. If there is
> a continuous problem it may also do so - does 'dmesg' show anything ?

I don't think it's limited to "old old" versions. Version 1.3 would hit
100% CPU (DoS-style) when it received NULL bytes IIRC.

http://lists.jammed.com/owl-users/2001/05/0000.html
From what I remember, this happened with some of the 3com ethernet drivers
(the NULL bytes). Maybe this is his problem wrt klogd...

Ryan

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