Re: 2.6.21-rc7-mm1: Oops and Gnome desktop freezes

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 15:13:01 EST

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 22:49:56 +0800 "Antonino A. Daplas" <adaplas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The Gnome desktop does not finish launching. And I get this tracing,
> all coming from Gnome apps.
> Tony
> BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address c0a74000

This might have been caused by the now-dropped

> printing eip:
> c014c469
> *pde = 005f3027
> *pte = 00000000
> Oops: 0002 [#1]
> Modules linked in: xt_pkttype xt_tcpudp ipt_LOG xt_limit nfsd exportfs
> lockd nfs_acl sunrpc snd_pcm_oss snd_mixer_oss snd_seq button battery ac
> ipt_REJECT xt_state iptable_mangle iptable_nat nf_nat iptable_filter
> ip6table_filter nf_conntrack_ipv4 nf_conntrack ip_tables ip6_tables
> x_tables nls_iso8859_1 nls_cp437 vfat fat nls_utf8 ntfs reiserfs loop
> usblp snd_via82xx snd_ac97_codec ac97_bus snd_pcm ide_cd cdrom snd_timer
> snd_page_alloc snd_mpu401_uart rtc_cmos snd_rawmidi rtc_core
> snd_seq_device rtc_lib snd soundcore via_rhine ehci_hcd uhci_hcd usbcore
> sc92031 via_agp 8139too i2c_viapro ext3 mbcache jbd edd fan thermal
> processor via82cxxx ide_disk ide_core
> CPU: 0
> EIP: 0060:[<c014c469>] Tainted: G D VLI

For some reason all oopses (and boy there are a lot of them) are being
described as tainted.

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