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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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