pavel at elf
Jan 10, 1998, 5:24 AM
Post #1 of 1
Re: Kernel Panic - rename 'swapper task'
> Yesterday I awoke to a crashed linux system. The first time in almost 2
> years on the same system. I have not added any hardware or software, that
> I know of, to cause this.
> The error is
> kernel panic skpush: under 001407b8:13340884 in swapper
> task - not syncing
This is network-related. To be sure that noone is playing teardrop
attack on you, upgrade to 2.0.33.
PROPOSAL: What about renaming 'swapper' task to 'idle'. This is
*CONFUSING*. In linux, our idle task does not have to do anything with
swap, so I think it would be fair.
I'm really pavel [at] atrey Pavel
Look at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/ ;-).