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SubjectRe: Panic early in boot
On Sat, 6 Jun 2009 12:35:33 -0400
Jeff Mitchell <> wrote:

> > Don't worry to append a link to the screenshot next time ;).
> Done...
> > Looks like dmi_string_nosave gets a mess. It tries to dereference
> > 0xffffffffeff44003d. Could you investigate to which save_indent in
> > dmi_decode does the dmi_decode+0x72 correspond to?

The dmi code isn't robust against corrupt BIOS DMI tables. I have a patch
pending for this if you want to try it out. I've no idea if that is the
trigger in your case but it may be.

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