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Re: ulogd unaligned trap



I tried googling for it but couldn't find anything that described
what's going on. Thanks for the info.

On 1/21/06, Uwe Schindler <uwe@thetaphi.de> wrote:
> This is not an error, only a message that the kernel fixed an
> unaligned memory access of ulogd. This happens on some architectures
> when a user space program tries to access memory that is not aligned
> to an adress which is a multiple of its own size. This fixes only
> cause a slowdown of the program when happen too often.
>
> At 22:45 21.01.2006, you wrote:
> >Hi!
> >
> >I have a couple of Alpha machines (XP1000 and ES40) which spit this
> >message regularly to /var/log/messages and the console:
> >
> >Jan 21 21:41:05 ulisses kernel: ulogd(26459): unaligned trap at
> >00000200001e2ce8: 000002000020a0e5 28 4
> >Jan 21 21:41:05 ulisses kernel: ulogd(26459): unaligned trap at
> >00000200001e2d64: 000002000020a0e9 28 4
> >Jan 21 21:41:05 ulisses kernel: ulogd(26459): unaligned trap at
> >00000200001e2da8: 000002000020a0e1 28 3
> >Jan 21 21:41:05 ulisses kernel: ulogd(26459): unaligned trap at
> >00000200001e2df4: 000002000020a0e1 28 2
> >
> >I think (not sure) this started happening since the latest kernel
> >security update.
> >
> >Both machines are running sarge, with the stock (debian) 2.4.27 kernel
> >(smp, in the ES40).
> >
> >I don't think this is affecting the operation of ulogd, but I'm not
> >sure. Anyways, I reported this to the BTS.
> >
> >Any ideas?
> >
> >--
> >Carlos Rodrigues


--
Carlos Rodrigues



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