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    SubjectRE: mysterious 2.0.33 crashes
    On Tue, 17 Feb 1998, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
    > On Tue, 17 Feb 1998, Klaus Lichtenwalder wrote:
    > > Ok, let's try another guess. It's down in the network (masq?) code.
    > > Maybe something that overwrites kernel structures? I dare to remind you
    > > that I had strange routing effects on my isdn setup (ducking... ;-)
    > >
    > > Looks like the hw is way too different, but everybody is more or less
    > > busy networking.
    >
    > If it's in masquerading or IP-multicasting, I'll find out soon since I disabled
    > these features yesterday because I don't really need them yet.

    And since then the machine is rock solid. This is what I disabled:

    --- .config.tnix.1 Wed Feb 11 09:15:45 1998
    +++ .config.tnix.2 Tue Feb 17 22:24:22 1998
    @@ -60,30 +60,21 @@
    #
    # Networking options
    #
    -CONFIG_FIREWALL=y
    +# CONFIG_FIREWALL is not set
    # CONFIG_NET_ALIAS is not set
    CONFIG_INET=y
    CONFIG_IP_FORWARD=y
    -CONFIG_IP_MULTICAST=y
    +# CONFIG_IP_MULTICAST is not set
    # CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES is not set
    -CONFIG_IP_FIREWALL=y
    -CONFIG_IP_FIREWALL_VERBOSE=y
    -CONFIG_IP_MASQUERADE=y
    -
    -#
    -# Protocol-specific masquerading support will be built as modules.
    -#
    -CONFIG_IP_MASQUERADE_ICMP=y
    -# CONFIG_IP_ALWAYS_DEFRAG is not set
    -CONFIG_IP_ACCT=y
    +# CONFIG_IP_ACCT is not set
    CONFIG_IP_ROUTER=y
    -CONFIG_NET_IPIP=m
    +# CONFIG_NET_IPIP is not set

    #
    # (it is safe to leave these untouched)
    #
    # CONFIG_INET_PCTCP is not set
    -CONFIG_INET_RARP=m
    +# CONFIG_INET_RARP is not set
    # CONFIG_NO_PATH_MTU_DISCOVERY is not set
    CONFIG_IP_NOSR=y
    # CONFIG_SKB_LARGE is not set
    Greetings,

    Geert

    --
    Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
    Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
    Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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