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SubjectRe: what's an OOPS
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> > The number of the oops, (I.E. whether it was the first, second, third,
> > etc, starting with 0000).
>
> Urban myth (at least on i386). The "Oops:" part can be decoded on i386 as,
>
> * bit 0 == 0 means no page found, 1 means protection fault
> * bit 1 == 0 means read, 1 means write
> * bit 2 == 0 means kernel, 1 means user-mode

Interesting - I wasn't aware of that.

Maybe we should note this in Documentation/oops-tracing.txt?

Infact, overall there must be quite a lot that isn't documented at
all, except in this mailing list's archives - I think an overhaul of
Documentation/* is more than slightly overdue...

John.
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