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On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 06:37:37PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Negative d_count (-805538369) for [binary garbage]/<NULL>
> followed by an oops. Kernel logfile extract below, uuencoded.

Thanks for the feedback.

The oops is forced by the kernel after it sees then wrong negative d_count.

I'd say it's memory corruption, but it doesn't look like a memory bitflip.

I'm almost certain that it's not caused by the VM-global patch.

Which device driver and compiler are you using?

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