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SubjectRe: test10-pre5 mount: Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtualaddress
David Dyck wrote:
>
> On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, David Dyck wrote:
>
> > I am getting a repeatable oops during the boot up phase,
> > with linux 2.4.0 test10-pre4
>
> I'm seeing the same oops with test10-pre5.
> I don't get the error with 2.4.0-test9.
>
> > Even a simple "mount /proc" command yields an oops.
> > I believe I have the latest mount program.
>

I know what your problem is now:

> > Gnu C 2.7.2.3

GCC 2.7.2.3 miscompiles the kernel_module structure. Since this is
where the exception table pointers are stored in a modular kernel, the
page fault handler was failing to find the exception handler and causing
an oops.

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Brian Gerst
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