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Re: How do I debug/troubleshoot a crashing system ?



Here was the warning that appeared when building ndiswrapper. (I just
happened to save it.)

WARNING: Kernel is compiled with 4K stack size option (CONFIG_4KSTACKS);
many Windows drivers will not work with this option enabled. Disable
CONFIG_4KSTACKS option, recompile and install kernel



On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 10:47 -0700, Kim Lux wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 13:41 -0300, an anonymous guy wrote: 
> > > I found the problem the other day: I was running ndiswrapper with a
> > > kernel using a 4K stack.  
> > 
> > You're recompiled it, or just grabbed one from somewhere?
> 
> I rebuilt it.  I did so with 2.6.10-1.753.  I used all the stock
> settings except for the kernel stack size.  I wrote up the procedure in
> case I ever had to do it again.  Let me know if you need it. 
> 
> > ndiswrapper also complains about spinlock debug enabled. Did you changed
> > that?
> 
> I did not see that warning in the build messages, so no, I left it
> alone.  The NVidia driver also complains about kernel settings,
> specifically the video frame buffer.   
> 
> 
> -- 
> Kim Lux,  Diesel Research Inc.
> 
> 
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Kim Lux,  Diesel Research Inc.



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