Subject: Re: kmem_map too small (intel)
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: David Jones <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/01/1995 18:38:22
> > kmem_alloc: kmem_map too small.
> > 
> > May this be related to my older userland binaries (last built about 8 weeks 
> > ago)?
> Yes.  Namely mountd.
> This was mentioned on this list both before and after the changes
> that caused the problem.
> If you update mountd, the above problem will go away, but you'll be
> better off updating all of your userland--a few other things have
> changed.

>From a design and security standpoint, is it a good idea to permit userland
binaries to panic the kernel?  I can picture a cracker with an old version
of mountd giving me a denial of service headache.

David Jones, M.A.Sc student, Electronics Group (VLSI), University of Toronto
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