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Subject[2.6] busybox EFAULT on sparc64
Here's an example of a strange phenomenon seen by me and more recently
Jeff Bailey...

I'm not sure exactly what's happening here. Summary: passing static
memory to mount(2) returns Bad address, and starting klogd hangs on a
fork(2) call. A mount call will succeed if the memory is copied first
onto the heap. This is 2.6.8 without any SPARC-specific patches, built
for sparc64.

You can check this out at (misnomer)
for yourself.

I'm inclined to believe that the two bugs are related; these both happen
with busybox-cvs and the exact same programs work with 2.4. Bastian
Blank suggests that it is the compat wrapper for sys_mount that is not

Could I get any idea of what is going on here? I'm CC:ing lkml because
this may be a general 2.6 bug that neither Jeff or I have encountered.

Joshua Kwan
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