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SubjectRe: pinpointed: PANIC caused by dequeue_signal() in current Linus BK tree
On Andrew Morton's suggestion I tried with preempt disabled. That still 
gives the same result.

I then also tried to compile the kernel for UP and it still gives the same
result.

Anton

At 00:21 09/09/02, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I had a look and the panic actually happens in collect_signal() in here:
>
>static inline int collect_signal(int sig, struct sigpending *list,
>siginfo_t *info)
>{
> if (sigismember(&list->signal, sig)) {
> /* Collect the siginfo appropriate to this signal. */
> struct sigqueue *q, **pp;
> pp = &list->head;
> while ((q = *pp) != NULL) {
>q becomes 0x5a5a5a5a ^^^^^^^^^
> if (q->info.si_signo == sig)
>0x5a5a5a5a is dereferenced ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> goto found_it;
> pp = &q->next;
> }
>
>Hope this helps.
>
>Best regards,
>
> Anton

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