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SubjectRe: OOPS while loading a Linux-2.6.8 module
Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Oct 2004, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
>
>> On Friday 15 October 2004 17:34, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> If you were to execute `strip` on a Linux-2.6.8 module,
>>> you can OOPS the kernel. Gotta patch? I'll test immediately.
>>>
>>>
>>> HeavyLink: falsely claims to have parameter shmem
>>> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address
>>> 00000000
>>> printing eip:
>>> 00000000
>>> *pde = 07469001
>>> Oops: 0000 [#1]
>>> SMP
>>> Modules linked in: HeavyLink parport_pc lp parport autofs4 rfcomm
>>
>> ^^^^^^^^^
>> Is the source of this available anywhere?
>> --
>> vda
>>
>
> Any module does this. Here's one to experiment with since
> it contains practically nothing....

Yep. Steve Hemminger posted patches that fix that problem and
they *should* show up in 2.6.10-pre/-rc.

--
~Randy
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