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SubjectRe: scheduler bigpatch for 2.1.128
On Fri, 13 Nov 1998, Greg Patterson wrote:

> I am ***STILL*** getting an Oops generated with your
> big-scheduler-patch for 2.1.128. I have had this problem in all the
> versions you have published. It occurs while my system is booting
> and gets to the point when "mount -avt nonfs" runs in my rc.d/rc.S
> script. It specifically happens while attempting to mount /proc
> filesystem.

What compiler are you using? It seems that my patch (and
in particular Richard's piece) adds some nice cases of
pointer magic to the kernel. The rest of the patch doesn't
contain any dangerous code.

I am using mount-2.8a with glibc2.0.6 and egcs-1.0.3a.

> While manually trying to mount /proc in a root console, I currently
> have mount stuck and /proc refuses to mount. :-/

Does explicitly mounting /proc work?

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