Re: what's an OOPS
08 Mar 2003 19:37:48 +0100
Op za 08-03-2003, om 17:54 schreef John Bradford:
> > > The number of the oops, (I.E. whether it was the first, second, third,
> > > etc, starting with 0000).
> > Urban myth (at least on i386). The "Oops:" part can be decoded on i386 as,
> > * bit 0 == 0 means no page found, 1 means protection fault
> > * bit 1 == 0 means read, 1 means write
> > * bit 2 == 0 means kernel, 1 means user-mode
> Interesting - I wasn't aware of that.
> Maybe we should note this in Documentation/oops-tracing.txt?
> Infact, overall there must be quite a lot that isn't documented at
> all, except in this mailing list's archives - I think an overhaul of
> Documentation/* is more than slightly overdue...
Thanks a lot for the very good explanatiosn everyone, I really
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