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SubjectRe: 2.5.7 process accounting bombs out
On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 01:50:35AM -0500, John Covici wrote:
> Whenever I try to start the init script for process accounting I get
> the following error:
>
> Mar 27 00:02:02 ccs kernel: kernel BUG at acct.c:169!
> Mar 27 00:02:02 ccs kernel: invalid operand: 0000
> Mar 27 00:02:02 ccs kernel: CPU: 0
> Mar 27 00:02:02 ccs kernel: EIP: 0010:[acct_file_reopen+8/208]
> Not tainted
> Mar 27 00:02:02 ccs kernel: EFLAGS: 00010246
>
> The system doesn't go down, but is there any way to fix this?
>
> Thanks.
>
> --
> John Covici
> covici@ccs.covici.com

Apply the patch below.

--
Bob Miller Email: rem@osdl.org
Open Source Development Lab Phone: 503.626.2455 Ext. 17


# This is a BitKeeper generated patch for the following project:
# Project Name: Linux kernel tree
# This patch format is intended for GNU patch command version 2.5 or higher.
# This patch includes the following deltas:
# ChangeSet 1.537 -> 1.538
# kernel/acct.c 1.8 -> 1.9
#
# The following is the BitKeeper ChangeSet Log
# --------------------------------------------
# 02/03/21 rem@doc.pdx.osdl.net 1.538
# Fixed acct.c code by removing the BUG_ON code because it doesn't work
# on UP systems.
# --------------------------------------------
#
diff -Nru a/kernel/acct.c b/kernel/acct.c
--- a/kernel/acct.c Thu Mar 21 11:32:05 2002
+++ b/kernel/acct.c Thu Mar 21 11:32:05 2002
@@ -166,8 +166,6 @@
{
struct file *old_acct = NULL;

- BUG_ON(!spin_is_locked(&acct_globals.lock));
-
if (acct_globals.file) {
old_acct = acct_globals.file;
del_timer(&acct_globals.timer);
-
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