2000-10-27 22:43:59

by David Dyck

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Subject: Re: test10-pre5 mount: Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtualaddress

On Wed, 25 Oct 2000, Brian Gerst wrote:

> > On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, David Dyck wrote:
> >
> > > I am getting a repeatable oops during the boot up phase,
> > > with linux 2.4.0 test10-pre4
> I know what your problem is now:
> > > Gnu C
> GCC miscompiles the kernel_module structure. Since this is
> where the exception table pointers are stored in a modular kernel, the
> page fault handler was failing to find the exception handler and causing
> an oops.

Thanks Brian, I finally got around to updating the compiler,
and this did fix the problem

My thanks also to Barry for posting the patch to