Re: 2.1.111: Could not allocate TCP control block

Andi Kleen (
29 Jul 1998 03:26:05 +0200

Andrew McGregor <> writes:

> (Please CC: me, as I read the digest form of the list and replying can be messy.)
> I just compiled 2.1.111 (UP) and got this message when I tried to boot it:
> kernel panic: Could not allocate TCP control block
> upon which it hung, saying "in swapper task, not syncing.".

My 2.1.111 kernel source does not contain this message. Did you really get
this exact message, or do you use any non-standard modules?


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