Kernel 2.6.9

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Fri Nov 12 10:48:08 CST 2004

Paul Rupe wrote:
> I've got an app now that I can reliably provoke into crashing under 2.6.9, 
> but unfortunately it's our internal Remedy ticketing system.  I'm running 
> on FC3 and I've tried both Redhat's 2.6.9-1.667 kernel and a plain 2.6.9 I 
> built from
Well, i use FC2 with plain Linus 2.6.9 + NVidia binary graphics card 
driver and no problem so far (besides make test crashing sometimes X 
with the xrandr tests).
Btw. does wine crash only with Remedy or does winemine crash too?

> There is a message in the log, but it may just be a failure handling the 
> error, not the cause of the crash itself.
>   err:seh:setup_exception stack overflow 644 bytes in thread 0009 eip 
> 77ee762e esp 77830d7c stack 0x77830000-0x77930000
You could check if the glibc behaves differently under a kernel < 2.6.9. 
Asked the Red Hat glibc maintainer and he said "maybe waitid()".


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