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    Hi!

    > Unfortunately, the only properly decoded oops I've seen isn't very helpful...
    >
    > >> >>EIP: c0109a65 <show_registers+24d/280>
    > >> Trace: c4800000
    > >> Trace: c0109ac8 <die+30/38>
    >
    > Michel - could you repeat the problem, and try to catch the _first_ oops of
    > the pair. Then decode it as you did the other one, and post it to the mailing
    > list. Someone should then be able to take a closer look, and if they don't
    > then I'll have a look when I get back in a fortnight.
    >
    > Try using a bigger video mode, if the first one was scrolling
    > off-screen.

    Or try this patch: (Kernel gods, are you hearing? I think that having
    this in kernel would be _very_ helpfull, because Oopses just _love_ to
    scroll away much too fast for you to _anything_).

    Pavel

    --- clean/arch/i386/kernel/traps.c Sat Nov 14 23:16:00 1998
    +++ linux/arch/i386/kernel/traps.c Fri Dec 4 19:32:10 1998
    @@ -192,6 +192,18 @@
    spin_lock_irq(&die_lock);
    printk("%s: %04lx\n", str, err & 0xffff);
    show_registers(regs);
    + {
    + long flags;
    + int i;
    + save_flags(flags); cli();
    + printk( "Oops -> waiting" );
    + for(i=0; i<10; i++) {
    + mdelay(1000);
    + printk( "." );
    + }
    + printk( "\n" );
    + restore_flags(flags);
    + }
    spin_unlock_irq(&die_lock);
    do_exit(SIGSEGV);
    }
    --
    I'm really pavel@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz. Pavel
    Look at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/ ;-).

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