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#10 kupdated <defunct>

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Daniel Kobras
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5
2003-12-06
2003-12-04
Anonymous
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I got a mandrake 9.2 on a Celeron 2GHz Toshiba A10

every time i run noflushd with default params

the console shows me :

Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at
virtual address 00000004
printing eip:
c01d6431
*pde = 00000000
Oops: 0002
sg lp parport sr_mod agpgart slamr snd-seq-oss
snd-seq-midi-event snd-seq snd-pcm-oss snd-mixer-oss
snd-intel8x0 snd-pcm snd-timer snd-ac97-codec
snd-mpu401-uart snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device
snd-page-alloc snd soundcore af_packet button thermal
processor fan ac battery eepro100 mii supermount
usbmouse keybdev mousedev hid ide-cd input cdrom
ide-scsi scsi_mod toshiba_acpi ehci-hcd usb-uhci
usbcore rtc ext3 jbd
CPU: 0
EIP: 0010:[<c01d6431>] Tainted: P
EFLAGS: 00010046
EIP is at remove_wait_queue+0x11/0x30 [kernel]
eax: 00000000 ebx: ceeb7fd8 ecx: 00000000 edx:
ceeb7fd0
esi: 00000246 edi: 00000000 ebp: ceeb7fc0 esp:
ceeb7fb8
ds: 0018 es: 0018 ss: 0018
Process kupdated (pid: 6, stackpage=ceeb7000)
Stack: ceeb6000 ceeb6560 ceeb7fec c0205c4b ceeb6560
ceeb6550 00000000 ceeb6000
00000000 00000000 00010f00 c12ebf80 c033b000
c12ebf88 c01c2803 c019ea40
c0205b70 c12ea000
Call Trace:
[<c0205c4b>] kupdate+0xdb/0x190 [kernel]
[<c01c2803>] arch_kernel_thread+0x23/0x30 [kernel]
[<c0205b70>] kupdate+0x0/0x190 [kernel]

Code: 89 48 04 c7 43 04 00 00 00 00 89 01 c7 42 08 00
00 00 00 56

and then ps ax shows me "kupdated <defunct>"

Discussion

  • Daniel Kobras
    Daniel Kobras
    2003-12-06

    Logged In: YES
    user_id=7832

    This is a bug in the kernel you are running. Looks like kupdate
    wants to remove a NULL wait_queue object, likely triggered by
    noflushd sending signals to kupdated. Please report this issue to
    whoever supplied you with this kernel.

     
  • Daniel Kobras
    Daniel Kobras
    2003-12-06

    • assigned_to: nobody --> nold
    • status: open --> closed-rejected