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Compiler Oops

Jun 23, 2008, 07:30 (1 Talkback[s])

"In the kerneloops.org stats, a new oops is rapidly climbing the charts, began Arjan van de Ven, referring to his website where he automatically collects kernel oops and warning reports from mailing lists, bugzillas, and a special client. Regarding the latest oops, he noted, 'the oops is a page fault in the ext3 'do_slit' function, and the first report of it was with 2.6.26-rc6-git3.' Linux creator Linus Torvalds took a quick interest in the issue, observing that all the oopses seemed to be on the i686 architecture, suggesting, 'could this perhaps be an indication that it is specific to i686 some way (eg a compiler issue?)...'"

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