Re: [PATCH 2.6] fix address passing of unknown_bootoption

From: Michael Buesch
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 03:50:17 EST

Quoting "Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap@xxxxxxxx>:
> > hm, I don't know what happened there. Maybe the value of pm_idle in
> > cpu_idle() is garbage. Or maybe not.
> Zwane and someone else had patches for that happening IIRC
> a month or 2 back.
> I can dig them out if wanted... Michael, want to try?

Yes, sure. Please.

oh, one second before pressing the send button for this mail I had
another panic. 8-}

Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 00020800
printing eip:
*pde = 00000000
Oops: 0000 [#1]
Modules linked in: ipv6 ohci_hcd tuner tvaudio msp3400 bttv video_buf btcx_risc nvidia ehci_hcd uhci_hcd usbcore intel_agp agpgart evdev
CPU: 0
EIP: 0060:[<00020800>] Tainted: P VLI
EFLAGS: 00010296 (2.6.9-ck3-ac6-nozeroram)
EIP is at 0x20800
eax: 00000001 ebx: b03e8000 ecx: 00000001 edx: 00000001
esi: 00099100 edi: b01020a7 ebp: 0045c007 esp: b03e9fec
ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068
Process swapper (pid: 0, threadinfo=b03e8000 task=b034cac0)
Stack: b03ea81c 000000db b03ea310 b04162a0 b0100211
Call Trace:
[<b03ea81c>] start_kernel+0x139/0x152
[<b03ea310>] unknown_bootoption+0x0/0x171
Code: Bad EIP value.
<0>Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill the idle task!
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