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    SubjectRe: oops with 2.6.0 on IBM 600X
    On Fri, 2003-12-19 at 08:28, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    >> devfs is not really in a state to be used (maybe it should be removed);
    >> could you try without?

    On Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 08:53:36AM -0500, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
    > The same kernels that cause this problem on my IBM laptop do not cause
    > the same problems on my desktop Athlon 800 (Thunderbird) machine, so
    > this has to be some strange interaction with this hardware, no?
    > In any case, with a devfs enabled kernel booted with "devfs=nomount"
    > causes the same problem.
    > A non-devfs enabled kernel no error message regarding devfs and no stack
    > trace from it, but I still get an oops:
    > hdc: CRN-8241B, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
    > ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
    > Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000008
    [...]
    > EIP is at sysfs_hash_and_remove+0x8/0x69

    This one we can do something about. Looking into it.


    -- wli
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