Re: EIP problem (kernel: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer)

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On Tue, 04 Dec 2007 15:40:15 +0100
<[email protected]> wrote:

> Hi Kernel Gurus,
> Please find kindly the description of EIP problems below.
> I greatfully appreciate your kind help.


your oops is the first crash reported against generic_make_request in
2.6.18 (in fact, in the last year pretty much) so it's not a very
common pattern. However, you're running a 2.6.18 kernel, which is
really really old (and has many known security issues fixed since);
it's probably a good idea to do a yum upgrade to get a more current
kernel; fc6 ships something like a 2.6.22 or 2.6.23 nowadays as

   Arjan van de Ven
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