Re: 2.4.21-pre5-ac2: kernel oops with "swapoff -a"

John Bradford (
Sat, 8 Mar 2003 21:42:41 +0000 (GMT)

> > Plain 2.4.21-pre5 does NOT show this problem, so it seems to be a
> > patch that was specifically introduced in -pre4-ac7 and I don't
> > know enough to narrow it any further than that. I'm not an
> > accomplished kernel debugger so I can't offer much more info than
> > that, but I'd like to help if you can give me some hints what kind
> > of information you might need to find the problem.
> The patch is staying in -ac until I find out why you hit it. I've had no
> other reports so far, but it just be the way your system is calling it.

Just a thought - maybe he is using type 0 swap space? That could
explain the lack of other reports...

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