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Re: crash rem.rfc822.org / kernel oops

Florian Lohoff a écrit :
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 09:19:43AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> Florian Lohoff a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> today rem.rfc822.org once again crashed as it did on the 11th. This time
>>> i captured the oops on the serial console.
>> This could be related to the glibc 2.5. We have uploaded it on the 11th
>> and on the 14th, but the package is still marked as building. We got no
>> news from mipsel@buildd.debian.org.
>> That seems to be coherent with the fact ld.so is mentioned in dmesg.
>> Could you please verify that glibc was building at that time it crashes?
>> Also if you have access at ball could you please verify the problem is
>> the same on mips?
> I guess the glibc build was ongoing:
> drwxr-xr-x  5 buildd buildd 4096 Apr 14 21:32 glibc-2.5/
> I guess we have discovered some kind of kernel exploit or at least DoS
> as a kernel crash based on whatever the userspace does is unacceptable.
> I was just observing the crashes and as i got more than "machine is
> dead" i felt like better send it people. My hope was that Thiemo or
> someone else knows about this and can tell whether this is fixed in
> the current etch kernel.
>> Note that glibc 2.5-1 builds and work correctly here on both my local
>> mips and mipsel machines, it builds well also on casals.debian.org.
>> Maybe a kernel upgrade could fix the problem.
> Selfmade or Debian kernel ?

Well if the machine is running Etch, a 2.6.18 kernel is available.
Otherwise that would probably mean a self-made kernel or an upgrade to Etch.

If it does not fix the problem it could be a good idea to ask on
linux-mips too.


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