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Re: xdm oopses

To: Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Ladislav Michl <ladis@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: xdm oopses
From: Keith M Wesolowski <wesolows@foobazco.org>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 09:40:22 -0700
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On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 10:58:15AM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:

> On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 11:11:17PM -0700, Keith M Wesolowski wrote:
> > Other than that, your patch works fine for me; my Indy has 192MB
> > memory and it's detected properly.  I do get an oops in do_be from
> > xdm, but I get that without the patch also.

> That's xdm reading heaps of data from /dev/mem blindly (touching regions
> it better shouldn't read from) for prng purposes. We had a fix in
> Debian's xdm, hope the problem didn't creep back in. What X are you
> running?

This is from Debian - 4.1.0-16.

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Keith M Wesolowski <wesolows@foobazco.org> http://foobazco.org/~wesolows
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