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SubjectRe: 2.4.19 Oops :Unable to handle kernel paging request


On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 02:17:22PM +0200, Johan Martensson wrote:
> > One of our machines running linux 2.4.19 with grsecurity 1.9.6 got an Oops
> > last night. I'm sorry if it is obvious that this is caused by grsecurity
> > and wouldn't happen with vanilla 2.4.19 (I'm too stupid to tell:)).
>
> At least the oops is in the grsecurity code. I'd contact it's developers
> first.

I did. But when looking at the Oops output it seems to me that it is
get_free_page() that fails. If that is correct then it shouldn't matter
wether the call was made from grsecurity, should it? I thought
get_free_page would be succesful as long as I have free memory in
the system. I didn't post to lkml just to spam but because I thought that
it actually didn't matter that it happend in the grsecurity code.

Of course I could still be very wrong :-).

/Johan

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