Bug 79544 - Dec 11 04:03:06 daddy kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000008
Dec 11 04:03:06 daddy kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereferenc...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.3
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-12-13 04:49 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-16 21:31:51 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-12-13 04:49:40 EST
Description of problem:
This syslog result and system crash...
Dec 11 04:03:06 daddy kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference 
at virtual address 00000008

From...
/etc/cron.daily/tetex.cron...
#!/bin/bash
# Remove TeX fonts not used in 180 days
/usr/sbin/tmpwatch 4320 /var/lib/texmf
exit 0

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
latest for 7.3

How reproducible:
Frequent... but not daily.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.wait for Cron.daily to run.
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Actual results:
System crash... syslog entry...

kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 
xxxxxxxx

Expected results:
cron.daily to finish, and system to stay alive.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-12-13 04:58:35 EST
can you attach a bit more of the kernel oops?
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-12-13 17:07:31 EST
I'm unsure which script it is now... I recieved the same error last night after 
moving tetex.cron out of cron.daily.  Now I have removed slrnpull-expire.  We 
will see I guess.

Sorry.
Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2002-12-13 17:10:37 EST
well but I still need more info on the error
"something happened" is hard to judge ;)
Also are you running the latest erratum kernel?
and what modules are you using?
Comment 4 Dave Jones 2003-12-16 21:31:51 EST
1 year later...
Closing due to inactivity.

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