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Re: floating point used in kernel

On Thu, 2003-04-24 at 00:23, :: oana :: wrote:
> hi.
> i'm running sid on a pismo with the 2.4.20 kernel compiled using
> make-kpkg with the benh + debianlogo patches applied.
> every 30 minutes or so (sometimes even more frequently) the machine
> stops responding for about 30 seconds to eternity (ok, i'm 
> exaggerating... it certainly feels like it). rxvt is always one step 
> behind what i'm actually typing, all network activity is kaput.  
> i get this in dmesg:
> floating point used in kernel (task=c01a9420, pc=c0004028)

Can you lookup that address in System.map ? Did you try without
debianlogo ? How do you boot the machine ? (yaboot ?)

Looks like memory corruption, so it could be bad RAM...

> same message when not running X but no freezing up.
> has anyone else experienced this? 
> thanks,
> -o
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>

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