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SubjectRe: 2.6.8.1-mm2 breaks vmware
On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 11:45:18AM -0700, you [Andrew Morton] wrote:
> >
> > Ok, 2.6.8.1-mm2 minus dev-mem-restriction-patch.patch fixes the "cannot
> > allocate memory" problem.
>
> Thanks for working that out.

No problem. (If only compile-reboot-startx-launch vmware was faster on my
computer...)

> > vmmon: Your kernel is br0ken. get_user_pages(current, current->mm, b7dd1000, 1, 1, 0, &page, NULL) returned -14.
> > vmmon: I'll try accessing page tables directly, but you should know that your
> > vmmon: kernel is br0ken and you should uninstall all additional patches you vmmon: have installed!
> > vmmon: FYI, copy_from_user(b7dd1000) returns 0 (if not 0 maybe your kernel is not br0ken)
> >
> > I'm still not 100% which of the patches causes that get_user_pages()
> > warning.
>
> If you could work that out sometime, it would help.

I'll try to do that as soon as I find time.



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