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Re: Memory corruption on Indy

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Subject: Re: Memory corruption on Indy
From: Nicolas Pitre <nico@CAM.ORG>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 1999 20:10:39 -0500 (EST)
Cc: ralf@uni-koblenz.de, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu
In-reply-to: <19990215013210.A2910@alpha.franken.de>
On Mon, 15 Feb 1999, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 15, 1999 at 12:27:46AM +0100, ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:
> >   find / -fstype ext2 -type f | xargs md5sym
> > 
> > several times and compare the obtained output.  Do they differ in any
> > unexplainable way?
> 
> do you want, that everybody crash their Indys ? 
> 
> Everybody, who wants to run the find, should umount /proc before doing it.
> Otherwise the kernel will crash, when the md5sum /proc/kcore happens.

The "-fstype ext2" should prevent find from entering /proc.  Isn't it?



Nicolas Pitre, B. ing.
nico@cam.org


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