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SubjectRe: problems with 2.4.0-test8
On Mon, 2 Oct 2000, Petko Manolov wrote:
> Richard Polton wrote:

> > I am using 2.4.0-test8 on an i686 laptop. I find that netscape-4.72
> > keeps locking up. I am not able to kill the process at all (without
> > a reboot, and SysRQ cannot do a sync on the partition it is running
> > in either). I have been advised that RvR's memory patches will fix
> > this but I have yet to try. (This behaviour also can be seen with
> > ppp-2.4.0, which is a trifle irritating 8-)
> I have the same kind of problems with 2.4.0-test8, test-9-pre[678].
> I'd thought it is due to bug in my (usb pegasus) driver which i used
> most of the time. But i got the same crash with eepro100 which is
> considered to be fairly solid.
> The bug appears when netscape tries to switch the windows or open new
> one. I'm afraid the newest RvR's MM code is not so stable.

You may want to try my latest patch ;)

I have known about these problems for about 2 weeks, but
was away at conferences so couldn't create a clean enough
patch to send to Linus ;(


"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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