Re: 2.6.18 BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference atvirtual address 000,0000a

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sun Sep 24 2006 - 12:51:10 EST

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 14:20:14 +0200
Christian Weiske <cweiske@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > It would be interesting to find out if enabling CONFIG_4KSTACKS makes this
> > go away (although I'm not sure why).
> So, here are the results from the 4K runs:
> Beside one Oops message, I got a "kernel BUG at mm/slab.c:2747!" in log
> #1. Call traces as usual.
> Further, logs #2 and #3 show funny things; the thing just rebooted. Log
> #2 has some oversized ethernet frames before the reboot.

I assume that you have confirmed that the machine doesn't have hardware
problems? Does it run some earlier kernel OK?

And how long does it take to crash?

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