Kernel 2.4.14 bug(let), and kernel compilation error

Kernel 2.4.14 bug(let), and kernel compilation error

Post by Stewart Honsberg » Wed, 21 Nov 2001 10:11:37




>I'll be booting to 2.4.15-pre6 to see if that fixes any of the problems (I
>know the loop.o problem was fixed shortly after 2.4.14's release) and post
>a follow-up if anything's changed.

For some reason, upgrading procps from version 1.0.6 to 1.0.7 solved the
problem. I can now run both ps and top without fail.

Did the VM change in 2.4.10 have anything to do with this?

Still puzzled ...

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1. Kernel compilation failed 2.4.14

This is a known bug.

The following patch fixes it:

--- linux-2.4.14-broken/drivers/block/loop.c    Thu Oct 25 13:58:34 2001

                index++;
                pos += size;
                UnlockPage(page);
-               deactivate_page(page);
                page_cache_release(page);
        }

        kunmap(page);
 unlock:
        UnlockPage(page);
-       deactivate_page(page);
        page_cache_release(page);
 fail:
        return -1;

cu
Adrian

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