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SubjectRe: And another Oops / BUG? (2.6.17.8 on VIA Epia CL6000)
Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 05:42 +0200, Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
>> Again my CL6000 Oopsed.
>>
>> How can I proceed to find the cause?
>>
> (these oopsen would be a heck of a lot easier to look at if the
> timestamp junk was stripped off)

Will try to do that next time.

> The oops doesn't help much. Once again, eip is in lala land, not the
> kernel.

Hmm. At least that is consistent, as is the named involvement and the
rest of the effects.

> Given that you're the only person posting this kind of explosion, I
> would cast a very skeptical glance toward my hardware. I'd suggest
> reverting to a known good kernel first, to verify that you really don't
> have a hardware problem cropping up.

How long should I run a 2.6.16.* kernel to be sure enough it is not my
hardware?

> After I did that, I'd enable stack check thingies under kernel hacking,
> and if that didn't turn up anything, I'd try slab and page allocator
> debugging options and hope to catch someone scribbling where they're not
> supposed to.

OK, will try that.
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