Re: Linux 2.1.37-pre4

Ingo Molnar (
Mon, 5 May 1997 09:47:45 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sun, 4 May 1997, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Can people for whom 2.1.37-pre4 fails contact me, and tell me the failure
> mode, and append some extra information:
> - the output of "grep '=y' .config"
> - what kind of system (ie what kinds of CPU's and how many)
> Rigth now I have quite a few success reports on the new SMP code, but I
> also have a few failures. I'd like to see if there is any pattern to the
> failures.

i've tracked down one boot-time oops, it's in the dynamic sysctl
registering part of the kernel, it goes away if disabling the SysCtl
option in Generic Options.

-- mingo