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#58 Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference

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2003-06-28
2003-06-28
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On my debian woody i get the following Ooops:
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: <1>Unable to handle
kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address
00000028
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: printing eip:
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: c014482e
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: Oops: 0000
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: CPU: 0
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: EIP:
0010:[update_atime+22/80] Tainted: P
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: EFLAGS: 00010283
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: eax: 00000000 ebx:
3efd7c28 ecx: cdf5d180 edx: dc914980
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: esi: e05d4000 edi:
e05d5fa4 ebp: cdf5d180 esp: e05d5f38
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: ds: 0018 es: 0018 ss:
0018
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: Process ls (pid: 18010,
stackpage=e05d5000)
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: Stack: dc914980
c013b01a cdf5d180 e05d5fa4 c623b000 00000000
00000008 00000001
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: 0000000b c623b006
dc914980 c623b000 00000005 13936f98 c013b196
c013b307
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: c623b000 c623b000
e05d5fa4 c013b542 e05d4000 e05d5fa4 00000000
bfffee78
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: Call Trace:
[link_path_walk+1778/2132] [path_walk+26/28]
[path_lookup+27/36] [__user_walk+38/64]
[sys_lstat64+25/112]
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: [system_call+51/56]
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel:
Jun 28 13:29:44 qualle kernel: Code: 8b 50 28 f6 c6 04
75 30 f6 81 0c 01 00 00 02 75 27 f6 c6 08

I do get it for the cvs version and for the tarball.

Discussion

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    user_id=2063

    which kernel are you running?

    what are the reproduction steps? which filesystem type?

    does --enable-debug and --enable-kdebug provide useful log
    information?

    that's the kind of information needed to isolate the cause
    for a bug..