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Re: Is this a /proc or kernel bug? (more info...)

To: Krishna Kondaka <krishna@Sanera.net>
Subject: Re: Is this a /proc or kernel bug? (more info...)
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Sun, 12 May 2002 15:36:56 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <200205090328.g493SWH02942@icarus.sanera.net>
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On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 08:28:32PM -0700, Krishna Kondaka wrote:
> The above function works fine as long as the SIZE is lessthan 4K. If SIZE is
> greater than 4K then some times I see the following kernel panic when
> I try to do "cat /proc/<myfilename>"
> 
> Unhandled kernel unaligned access in unaligned.c:emulate_load_store_insn, 
> line 
> 373:
> $0 : 00000000 10009f00 8f20802c 48494a4b
> $4 : 8f320988 00000001 00000000 00000116

IIRC i386 has the same problem with reading more then a single page from 
/proc.

Retrieving more information should probably be a device driver with
a char or block interface.

Flo
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