Re: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3 regression - certain applications get SIGSEGVbut are fine with 2.6.12-rc2-mm2

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 05:19:00 EST

Alexander Nyberg <alexn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> tis 2005-04-19 klockan 11:33 +0200 skrev Jesper Juhl:
> > Everything is fine with 2.6.12-rc2, 2.6.12-rc2-mm1, 2.6.12-rc2-mm2 &
> > earlier kernels as well, but 2.6.12-rc2-mm3 seems to have a problem.
> > I don't know what's causing this, all I can do at the moment is describe
> > the symptoms.
> >
> > Certain applications (krootimage and ksplash from KDE 3.4 are 100%
> > reproducible test cases) that used to run fine have started crashing with
> > SIGSEGV on 2.6.12-rc2-mm3. I see nothing suspicious in dmesg.
> > I'm including dmesg output as well as strace output from krootimage and
> > ksplash below.
> > If someone could give me a hint as to what the cause of this could be or
> > what to try in order to track it down I'd appreciate it.
> > This is 100% reproducible.
> Try backing out

y'know, if I'd been cc'ed on this email I'd have saved three hours.

Ho hum.
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