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Re: Panic: zalloc!

From: Moritz Schulte
Subject: Re: Panic: zalloc!
Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2002 15:59:17 +0100
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Jon Arney <jarney1@cox.net> writes:

>> When we use oskit-mach we can get better data with gdb over serial
>> line.
> If you will be switching uKernels, does this mean that the zalloc
> problem is not worth investigating since it will probably go away
> with gnumach, or am I missing something.

OSKit-Mach is basically GNU Mach with the device drivers ripped out
and code plugged in, which makes use of the OSKit device driver
framework.  Therefore it's very likeley that the bug exists in
OSKit-Mach as well.

> This does apply, by the way, to hurd translators as well.  If fatal
> or serious translator conditions are detected, by assert() or some
> other mechanism, I would like to see that some facility exist for
> the collection and distribution of such information.

Yes, a good logging mechanism, which could be used by all Hurd
servers, is definitely missing, imho.

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