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SubjectRe: OOPS while loading a Linux-2.6.8 module
On Sat, 16 Oct 2004, Denis Vlasenko wrote:

> On Friday 15 October 2004 17:34, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
>>
>> If you were to execute `strip` on a Linux-2.6.8 module,
>> you can OOPS the kernel. Gotta patch? I'll test immediately.
>>
>>
>> HeavyLink: falsely claims to have parameter shmem
>> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000000
>> printing eip:
>> 00000000
>> *pde = 07469001
>> Oops: 0000 [#1]
>> SMP
>> Modules linked in: HeavyLink parport_pc lp parport autofs4 rfcomm
> ^^^^^^^^^
> Is the source of this available anywhere?
> --
> vda
>

Any module does this. Here's one to experiment with since
it contains practically nothing....

Cheers,
Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.6.8 on an i686 machine (5537.79 BogoMips).
Note 96.31% of all statistics are fiction.
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