Subject: Re: Data modified on freelist
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/27/1997 20:35:38
>Date: Sat, 24 May 1997 09:48:50 -0400 (EDT)
>From: Rick Byers <>

>Data modified on freelist: word 7 of object 0xf88f2040 size 56 previous
>type VM mapent (0xdeadbeff != 0xdeadbeef)
>I thought maybe deadbeff was a typo in the source somewhere, but an
>exhaustive grep turned up nothing.

More likely some kernel code did something like:

p->m |= 0x10;

after p was free()'d.
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
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