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SubjectRe: Reproducable oops in 2.2.17 and 2.2.18pre21

On Fri, 17 Nov 2000 14:49:38 Rasmus Andersen wrote:
> Hi.
> I get an oops reproducably with 2.2.17 and 2.2.18pre21 on a stock RH 6.2
> system. I cannot trigger it with the RH supplied kernel (2.2.14-5.0).
> I also got it with 2.2.17pre10 which prompted me to upgrade the kernel.
> I initially suspected bad RAM but have exchanged the RAM with memtest86'ed
> RAM for no improvement.
> What I do: I try to back the system up with tar zcvf /var/backup.tar.gz
> -X exclude /lib /sbin /var /bin /etc /boot /home /root /usr
> (the exclude file contains the path of the file itself, i.e.,
> /var/ backup.tar.gz).

Exclude /dev and /proc also, /lost+found if you have it, and /mnt if you
only want that drive. Perhaps things like /proc/kcore make trouble...

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