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Re: Want to help fix xdm on MIPS

On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 12:35:11PM -0400, Mike Martin wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 18:15:12 +0200
> Fair enough. I've replaced strace.xdm.txt with a new one.
> MikeM
Thanks a lot! The problem is in xdm's genauth.c sumFile function.
XDM reads blindly lot's of data from /dev/mem. When it hits the GIO
address space the machine oopses since this causes a bus error
exception. When one uses /dev/zero(for testing only) instead of /dev/mem
(DisplayManager*randomFile: /dev/zero)) in xdm-config, xdm no longer
 -- Guido

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