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Bug#444981: linux-image-2.6.18-4-686: Oops in free_uid()

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 04:39:12PM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Frank Gevaerts <frank@gevaerts.be> [2007-10-02 15:13]:
> > Package: linux-image-2.6.18-4-686
> > Version: 2.6.18.dfsg.1-12etch2
> Did you see that with older kernels in etch too?

I don't think the machine has ever run an older kernel, and we only had
this once. 

I tend to agree with Linus Torvalds (http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/11/4/45)
that this probably is a very rare race condition, taking into account
that this is in a frequently used function.


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> Martin Michlmayr
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