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Re: Status of a 2.6.30 kernel ? Other sources for a 2.6.30 kernel.



On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 19:57 -0400, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
[...]

> What I don't understand is why the kernel isn't oopsing on the
> dereferencing of null.  (I'm not a kernel hacker, so the fact that this
> surprises me probably says more about me than the kernel.)

An extremely detailed account of the problem can be found at
http://lwn.net/Articles/341620/ and http://lwn.net/Articles/341621/
(scroll down).

poc


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