[Popcon-developers] Bug#640974: After installing linux-image-2.6.32-35squeeze1 popularity-contest daily cronjob gets killed

Bill Allombert Bill.Allombert at math.u-bordeaux1.fr
Mon Sep 12 21:18:00 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 11:17:17AM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Alexander Fortin wrote:
> > [66878.232276] BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at fffffffffffffff3
> > [66878.232309] IP: [<ffffffff8112f98d>] m_stop+0x15/0x4c
> Yep, that's the bug described at http://bugs.debian.org/640966 that
> Ben mentioned (fixed by upstream patch 76597cd31470 "proc: fix oops
> on invalid /proc/<pid>/maps access" which was included in
> 2.6.32-35squeeze2).  Thanks for checking.

I like to add that popularity-contest does
  open MAPS, "/proc/$_/maps" or next;
so this bug is a time bomb for popcon users. 
Glad you fixed it already!

Bill. <ballombe at debian.org>

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