Subject: Re: kernel message: Data modified on freelist
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/28/2000 16:29:02
On Mon, Feb 28, 2000 at 03:04:58PM -0600, Brian Stark wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Feb 2000, Markus Kilbinger wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Can anybody explain to me the following kernel message I get on one of
> > our NetBSD/i386 v1.4.2 machine:
> > Data modified on freelist: word 6 of object 0xc041f000 size 80
> > previous type temp (0xdead9eef != 0xdeadbeef)
> > Something severe? Hardware/RAM problem?
> Probably a software bug.... I see a similar message if I bring my firewall
> up and down a few times (ip filter...) on NetBSD 1.4.1.
Not in this case, I don't think.
0xdead9eef is only one bit (out of 32) away from 0xdeadbeef. I think
this one's a hardware error -- do you have ECC memory?