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SubjectRe: [Oops] Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference
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Thank you Martin! Upgrading to test9-pre5 and applying your patch
works a treat. I've tried running through the steps that lead to the
crash with the old kernel and there's now no trace of an oops! Thanks
also to Igmar Palsenberg who pointed me in the right direction.

John
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jbk@postmark.net

Martin Diehl wrote:

> On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, J Brook wrote:
>
> > >>EIP; c01527b9 <check_idq+d/118> <=====
> > Trace; c015357b <dquot_transfer+28b/4c8>
>
> this is the quota issue for which I've posted a fix some days ago.
> It's (as of 2.4.0-t9p5) waiting on the TODO list to be merged.
> I'd consider it "critical" (wrt what Linus accepts for 2.4.0) as
> processes calling sys_chown() may be trapped in D-state forever so
> you end up fscking.
>
> Martin

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