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Re: shared mem problem

To: Sujith Nayak <nayak_27@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: shared mem problem
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 02:50:01 +0200
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On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 03:31:53PM +0100, Sujith Nayak wrote:

> I am currently working on a board powered by a MIPS
> processor, using Linux kernel 2.4.2. The problem that
> I am facing is, whenever I create a shared memory
> using shmget(), shmat(), etc. APIs, I always see that
> the shared mem is created with 0 bytes. As a result
> any access to it bombs the process.
> 
> Anyone has any idea, I will be grateful for your
> response. I had a look at the patch-2.4.2-ac23, which
> talks about the some shared mem lock up problem. But I
> cannot apply the patch as it is because my customer
> has pruned the kernel so much that the patch does not
> apply right away.

This doesn't look like the fingerprint of any known problem.  Anyway,
discussing 2.4.2 bugs is pointless - you're missing over three years
worth of bugfixes.

  Ralf

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